With highest rate of infection in northeast Florida, Baker County residents remain hesitant on COVID-19 vaccine
Most of the people who News4Jax tried speaking with in Baker County on Saturday said they aren’t getting the shot.
The Department of Health lists Union and Baker counties with a 27% vaccination rate. It’s the lowest in the surrounding counties. In Baker County, 6,627 people have been vaccinated.
Some people told News4Jax they don’t feel comfortable with the vaccine. One person told News4Jax now that most everything has reopened, they don’t feel a need to get it.
The Department of Health said there are 3,557 known COVID-19 cases and an 8.8% positivity rate in the county. The number of COVID-19 cases diagnosed per 100,000 of the population in Baker County is 79.7.
News4Jax also asked some Baker County residents if they knew where to go to get the shot. Some of them knew, but said they still won’t be getting it.
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