11-10-20 fdl county to receive first small batch of coronavirus vaccine before the end of the month

With Pfizer announcing its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90 percent effective at preventing COVID-19, the Fond  du Lac County Public Health Officer tells WFDL news Fond  du Lac County will be receiving it’s first small batch of the vaccine before the end of the month.   Public Health Officer Kim Mueller says the first doses will be distributed by the state Health Department to local hospitals or Public Health Departments in the next two weeks or less.   Mueller says the initial amount will be small and will go to hospitals who will prioritize the small group of individuals who will be able to get it.  Mueller says her guess is that there won’t be a wide amount of  vaccine available for the general public until probably closer to April.  Meanwhile there was another COVID-19 death in Fond du Lac County over the weekend, bringing to 28 the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Fond du Lac County.   Since Friday afternoon there have been 383 positive COVID cases in Fond du Lac County.   There are now 6,371 positive cases in the county.