Amarillo Public Health Director Appointed To Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel

Amarillo Public Health Director Casie Stoughton has been appointed by the Texas Commissioner of Health to a new state Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel.

The panel is designed to develop and apply guiding principles in their recommendations.

These could include equal distribution across urban and rural communities and considerations of guidance for vulnerable populations.

Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson says Texas has convened a team of appointed internal and external subject-matter experts into the Virus Expert Vaccine Allocation strategies for recommendations to the Texas Commissioner of Health.


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