With missed July 4th vaccination rate goal, local health leaders discuss pivoted strategies

July Fourth came and went and the United States failed to meet the White House's vaccination deadline. The goal was to have 70% of American adults partially vaccinated by Independence Day. On July 4, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recorded 67.1 percent of adults had at least one dose.

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