It is a decision that combines efforts of the federal government with state or local governments then ties it in with private companies.
WASHINGTON — As vaccines roll into the DMV, each jurisdiction is setting up its own sites to administer thousands of vaccines a day. How do they decide where the sites will be?
According to our experts, the decision on mass vaccination sites depends on population, amount of vaccine, and private partnerships.
Who decides what is a mass vaccination site?
It is a joint decision by FEMA, state or local governments, and privately-owned venues.
Dr. Anand Parekh, Chief Medical Advisor for the Bipartisan Policy Center. Health departments of DC, Maryland, and Virginia.
What We Found:
The decision comes down to an agreement with between FEMA, the state or local government and…