Baton Rouge residents express frustrations with COVID-19 vaccine

in Baton Rouge Round Up

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – “Good gracious I had over 2,000 calls yesterday and over 1,500 calls today. So, I have lots of people I cannot help”, said John Dry a pharmacist with Dry’s Health Mart Pharmacy.

Many pharmacies are experiencing a shortage of supply to meet the high demand for seniors over the age of 70 trying to get vaccinated. And many have stopped taking names for their waiting lists.

“I stopped taking names at around 600 names. the reason there is because I felt a little disingenuous going over that because I couldn’t really promise these people a vaccination”, said Dry.

But luckily John was able to get a big surprise at work today.

“A big thing happened today, big thing, I had a local health clinic call me and they had 600 doses ready to roll”, said Dry.

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