Arkansas suspends weekly order of COVID-19 vaccines

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Registered Nurse Morgan James loads a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at the Blood Bank of Alaska in Anchorage on March 19, 2021. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Arkansas has suspended its weekly order of COVID-19 vaccines.

Danyelle McNeill with the Arkansas Department of Health said “For the first time since COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Arkansas last December, ADH paused the state’s weekly order of COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Dillaha said the move will help ensure existing supplies will not expire before being administered.”

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