Doctors to Work With Businesses, Schools on Vaccination Rate | New Hampshire News

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Medical Society hopes to enhance the state’s vaccination fee by sending docs to particular person companies and faculties.

James Potter, the affiliation’s vice chairman, instructed WMUR-TV that he is aware of of 1 enterprise that invited a physician to go to and communicate to staff about their issues about getting the COVID-19 vaccine. He stated members additionally need to work with faculties to arrange vaccine clinics as the educational yr will get underway. The aim is to get at the least 80% of center and highschool college students vaccinated, he stated.

“If you want to stay in school and not go to remote learning, if you want to have an athletic schedule and compete for championships, if you want to do club events or theater and drama, then you’ve got to get vaccinated,” he said.

If the rate doesn’t increase significantly, hospitals could become as overwhelmed as they are in other parts of the country, he said.

“We really have to change tactics here,” he stated. “Or, we’re going to look a lot like the South come this fall.”

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