BPR is answering listener queries about the Coronavirus in a new segment "Talk To Us: COVID Questions" BPR’s Lilly Knoepp brings us this week’s answer.
This week, Niyaso Cannizzaro of Buncombe County submitted this question: “When will at-risk individuals under the age of 65 be able to get the vaccine?”
To get an answer, we asked Melissa McKnight, deputy health director with Jackson County Public Health:
“So if you have a high-risk individual but they aren’t yet 65. They are likely to be assigned to group 4,” said McKnight.