Some Metro Atlanta doctors worried about not having enough vaccination against COVID-19


“Piedmont has ordered enough vaccines to cover our workforce – more than 30,000 people including employees, employed and independent medical staff and agency / contract employees. We are, over time, providing this vaccine to our entire workforce Committed. Due to the limited amount of the vaccine, we have divided our workforce into waves, according to the guidelines provided by the CDC and DPH. The first wave consists of approximately 11,000 team members with the highest risk of their daily. Because of the potential risk during the routine. We were informed last week that we would receive approximately 3,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, but as of this afternoon (December 21), we have received only two-thirds of these doses. Received the first allotment of the vaccine. Because we do not have supplies to meet the demand, we have created a random lottery system for team members who choose to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. By Friday, Piedmont has About 300 team members were vaccinated Sang. Today widespread vaccination began in all our hospitals. “

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