odeRed use was wrong

On Jan 29 the EOC used the CodeRED system to encourage residents who are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine to sign up on the Petersburg Medical Center's waiting list.

"Coordinating the vaccine implementation is one of the most important things we can do to beat the virus and getting the word out to make this happen is critical," according to the Borough's website statement.

The use of the CodeRed system in this case, was wrong.

Use of this emergency notification tool last Friday was not justified and should only be used in cases of dire emergencies requiring the public be warned of...


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