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After vaccine slowdown, Triad health departments shake up strategy

President Joe Biden set a goal to have 70 percent of adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4th. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen said last month, that in order to lift the mask mandate on June 1st, two-thirds of North Carolinians would need their first shot. But what's the probability here? Triad Public Health Directors Joshua Swift of Forsyth County, and Trey Wright of Rockingham County, weigh in on how they're working to reach more people. "We've got to decrease hesitancy by education, and seeing your friends, family, and coworkers that have gotten the vaccine and are doing well, but it's also increasing urgency," Swift said. Read more: SUBSCRIBE |​ Follow us: Facebook |​ Twitter |​ Instagram |​ Download the WFMY News 2 app: ►Text the word APP to 336-379-5775 ►For iPhone |​ ►For Android |
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