News Roundup: 1st Vaccines Given; Testing Site Appointment Difficulties | CAI

News Roundup: 1st Vaccines Given; Testing Site Appointment Difficulties

Dec 18, 2020

Nantucket Cottage Hospital pharmacy manager Dave Small and staff pharmacist Katherine Wilbur receive the first shipment of vaccines from the ferry terminal.
Credit Nantucket Cottage Hospital

Cape and Islands hospitals get vaccine doses – and they go right into the arms of grateful frontline healthcare workers. Meanwhile, if you’ve been trying to make an appointment at one of the Cape’s new public testing sites, chances are you’ve spent a lot of time on hold.

We have those stories and more on the local news roundup, as CAI News Director Steve Junker speaks with some of the region’s leading journalists.

This week's guests include CAI's Jennette Barnes; George Brennan from the Martha's Vineyard Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Denise Coffey of the Cape Cod Times; Mary Ann Bragg of the Provincetown Banner; Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette; and CAI's Mike Deehan at the Statehouse; and CAI's Eve Zuckoff.