Fewer Escambia County residents received the COVID-19 vaccination in April than March — 23,534 down from 32,857. The drop was 9,323 fewer shots – a 28.4% decrease.
Santa Rosa County only dropped 4.5%. The state of Florida only dropped 2%.
Escambia County has more locations available and has made more age groups eligible for the vaccination.
Maybe instead of hold a ceremony to burn the masks, the county administrator could offer he board of county commissioners a set of recommendations to increase vaccinations.