More Than 100,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Administered on Navajo Nation - 76% of Population
February 19, 2021
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - The Navajo Nation set a goal of administering 100,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses by the end of February. The goal was met on Thursday, Feb. 18.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer announced that the Navajo Area Indian Health Service has administered 101,332 doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines on the Navajo Nation as of Thursday.
"COVID-19 vaccine doses are going into the arms of our people at a very high rate here on the Navajo Nation. The confidence level in the vaccines is very high among our Navajo people and that's evident by the long lines of people wanting to receive the vaccine that we see at each vaccination site," Nez said.