Cape Cod Elected Officials Unhappy With Vaccine Rollout In The State

CAPE COD, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Members of Cape Cod's Legislative Delegation say they're unhappy with the Baker Administration when it comes to fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Elected officials on the Cape are voicing their displeasure with Governor Charlie Baker and the Department of Public Health over the lack of Covid-19 vaccines available for Cape Cod residents.

Over 20 state lawmakers signed a letter to Governor Baker this week that asks him to reconsider several aspects of the state's vaccine rollout.

READ MORE: Average Number Of New COVID-19 Cases Continues To Fall In Mass.

Cape Cod State Senator Julian Cyr and State Reps. Dylan Fernandes and Tim Whelan criticized the vaccine rollout on the Cape, last week.

Now, Falmouth Town Manager Julian Suso is also speaking out. Suso is calling the 975 doses coming to Barnstable County per week, "completely unacceptable" in a letter to the governor on Friday.

Barnstable County has the highest number of residents over the age of 75 in the state.

WBZ NewsRadio's Rob Woodard reports

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