By CBS3 Staff

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — Delaware is announcing its plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine. Health officials are expecting 8,775 initial doses of the Pfizer vaccine to arrive in the next few days.

Health care workers and long-term care residents will be vaccinated immediately.

It will be available to workers in critical industries beginning in January.

Those with more moderate risk of getting COVID-19 will be able to get vaccinated in March and the public will have access to the vaccine in the spring and summer.

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