Most Gaston County emergency employees are vaccinated against COVID-19, director says

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — Protecting the workers on the frontlines of the pandemic from COVID-19 is a trop priority from Gaston County leaders.

The director of emergency management told Channel 9 Reporter Ken Lemon that most of their employees are fully vaccinated. This is especially important emergency management employees are such a small group.

However, the county said it’s having more trouble.

>>In the video at the top of the page, Ken Lemon speaks with Gaston County and emergency management officials about their COVID-19 vaccination rates, and what that means for their departments.

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