The Manitoba government and the State of North Dakota are working together on a joint initiative to help essential workers get vaccinated.
“Our number one limiting factor in protecting Manitobans from this deadly virus is the availability of COVID-19 vaccines,” Premier Brian Pallister saidThe regional site.
To help deal with this limited vaccine supplythen, Pallister and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum announced the ‘Essential Workers Cross-Border Vaccination Initiative’ on Tuesday, which will see North Dakota provide COVID-19 vaccines for Manitoba-based truck drivers who cross the border into the United States as part of their workand are quite happy to provide personnel.
“These hardworking Manitobans keep our economies moving, they keep our people fed, and they keep us all supplied with the goods that we need and that we rely upon,” Pallister said.