Dozens of experts are on the sidelines. Some say their work is done; others say they could have done more.
COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group
The COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group was created by Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont in Oct. 2020. It was a panel meant to aid the state in vaccination distribution planning. Read more about the group below.
Members of CT’s vaccine advisory group, surprised by Lamont’s new vaccine rollout plan, contemplate path forward
The move by the governor stunned some members of the panel’s allocation subcommittee.
Advisory group: People aged 65 to 74, those with underlying conditions should be part of next phase for COVID vaccine
News about expanding the vaccine came the same day Connecticut’s daily positivity rate jumped to 10.7%, the highest since spring.
‘It has to do with trust:’ Outreach on COVID vaccine begins in communities of color
Longstanding health disparities have amplified during the pandemic, creating ‘heightened levels of mistrust.’
Advisory panel hears early plans for vaccine distribution in Connecticut
The elderly, people of color and those with underlying conditions could receive priority for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Lamont announces membership of COVID vaccine advisory group
The new group, representing broad swath of interests, will help determine who first gets the vaccine.
Lamont tasks a yet-unnamed panel with choosing who first gets COVID vaccine in CT
The state has until Oct. 16 to submit a vaccine distribution plan to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.