January 25, 2021 | 5:36 PM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Nonresidents are now not eligible to get coronavirus vaccinations in New Hampshire, state officers mentioned Monday.
Previous regulations would have allowed someone who owned assets in New Hampshire, together with 2nd householders and out-of-state landlords, to get vaccinated within the state, irrespective of the place they in truth reside. However after some backlash, the state up to date its steering to mention that handiest New Hampshire citizens are eligible. Such residency should be confirmed with documentation akin to a motive force’s license or a up to date payroll take a look at appearing a felony New Hampshire deal with.
In neighboring states, Maine is restricting vaccines to citizens, whilst Vermont is administering vaccines to citizens and those that paintings within the state.
Vaccinations started Saturday for the greater than 300,000 folks in Section 1B, which contains the ones elderly 65 and older, folks with more than one qualifying clinical stipulations, corrections employees and the ones residing and dealing in residential amenities for folks with developmental disabilities. Whilst the following segment is meant to begin in March, if the state doesn’t start getting extra doses, it might take smartly into Might to complete the present segment.
Since registration opened Friday, just about 200,000 folks have signed up, and greater than 60% have scheduled their first appointments, Gov. Chris Sununu mentioned. Whilst some appointments are being scheduled as past due as April, the state will transfer up appointment slots if it will get extra vaccine.
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