Amid slow federal rollout, some Bay Area counties taking on COVID-19 vaccination of senior care homes

By Emily Deruy and Annie Sciacca, Bay Area News Group, January 6 2021 WALNUT CREEK, CA – DECEMBER 30: Senior Rudy Reich, 87, right, receives a COVID-19 vaccine from John Muir Health physician Kishore Nath at the Viamonte retirement living residence in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Dec. 30, 2020. Residents received the Pfizer vaccine. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group) Contra Costa County has partnered with John Muir Health to vaccinate residents of long-term care facilities Residents of long term care homes were supposed to be first in line to receive a precious COVID-19 vaccination, through an innovative federal partnership.

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