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Blue Shield CEO Explains Plan To Increase CA's Vaccine Doses To 4m per Week
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March 3, 2021

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OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Blue Shield plans to increase the states capacity for delivery of COVID-19 vaccines from 1 million doses per week to 4 million doses per week.

ABC7 speaks exclusively to Blue Shield’s CEO Paul Markovich about their plans to expedite vaccine distribution in California.

Luz Pena: “Walk us through, when we talk about Blue Shield taking over California’s vaccine distribution, what’s specifically is your role?”

Paul Markovich: “The main role that we are playing is to try to implement a performance management system. So that we know where the vaccine is at all times. From the time is allocated by the federal government to the state of California to the time it’s injected into somebody’s arm. The ability to know where this vaccine is and to whom it’s been administered is extra ordinarily valuable to secure the maximum supply for California and to make sure that we are vaccinating people in the right sequence.”

In January, Governor Newsom announced the goal was for Blue Shield to help expedite the vaccine roll out. Blue Shield says they hope to increase the states capacity for delivery of COVID-19 vaccines from 1 million doses per week to 4 million doses per week by the end of March.

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