Special Report

COVID-19 Vaccination Priorities in Each State

Kansas
> Currently eligible: Health care workers, long-term care residents, workers critical to pandemic response, people ages 65+, high-contact critical workers like firefighters, grocery store workers, educators
> Next phase of eligibility: People ages 16-64 with high-risk health conditions, other essential workers
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: The general population (estimated in the spring)
> Vaccination doses received: 13,486 per 100,000 residents — 22nd lowest (total: 392,875)
> Vaccination doses given: 5,780 per 100,000 residents — 5th lowest (total: 168,392)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 908 per 100,000 residents — 13th lowest (total: 26,457)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 9,354 per 100,000 residents — 11th highest (total: 272,517)
> Population: 2,913,314

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Kentucky
> Currently eligible: Health care workers, assisted living facilities, long-term care residents and staff, people ages 70+, first responders, K-12 school personnel
> Next phase of eligibility: Anyone 60+, anyone 16+ with high-risk health conditions, all essential workers
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: Anyone ages 40+, anyone ages 16+ (children under 16 if the vaccine is approved for this age group)
> Vaccination doses received: 13,105 per 100,000 residents — 15th lowest (total: 585,500)
> Vaccination doses given: 7,236 per 100,000 residents — 24th highest (total: 323,268)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 807 per 100,000 residents — 7th lowest (total: 36,054)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 7,900 per 100,000 residents — 24th lowest (total: 352,943)
> Population: 4,467,673

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Louisiana
> Currently eligible: Health care workers, people ages 70+, long-term and hospice care, students, residents, faculty and staff of allied health schools
> Next phase of eligibility: Essential workers, judiciary personnel, federal security and military personnel, other first responders, correction officers, inmates, educators, congregate housing, food workers, postal service, public transit workers, grocery store workers
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: TBD
> Vaccination doses received: 13,344 per 100,000 residents — 19th lowest (total: 620,325)
> Vaccination doses given: 7,717 per 100,000 residents — 16th highest (total: 358,746)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 1,010 per 100,000 residents — 19th lowest (total: 46,954)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 8,441 per 100,000 residents — 21st highest (total: 392,416)
> Population: 4,648,794

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Maine
> Currently eligible: People ages 70+, health care workers, long-term care residents and staff, public safety personnel, critical COVID-19 personnel
> Next phase of eligibility: People ages 65+, adults with high-risk health conditions, critical frontline workers
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: People ages 16-64
> Vaccination doses received: 15,200 per 100,000 residents — 6th highest (total: 204,325)
> Vaccination doses given: 8,122 per 100,000 residents — 11th highest (total: 109,183)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 1,615 per 100,000 residents — 8th highest (total: 21,707)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 2,840 per 100,000 residents — 3rd lowest (total: 38,170)
> Population: 1,344,212

Maryland
> Currently eligible: Health care workers, nursing homes staff and residents, first responders, public safety workers, correctional staff, adults 65+, people with disabilities, congregate facility staff and residents, education workers, government staff, essential workers
> Next phase of eligibility: People ages 16-64 with high-risk health conditions, essential workers in transportation, food service
> Following phase(s) of eligibility: The general population
> Vaccination doses received: 13,570 per 100,000 residents — 24th lowest (total: 820,425)
> Vaccination doses given: 6,439 per 100,000 residents — 12th lowest (total: 389,253)
> People with 2 doses of the vaccine: 804 per 100,000 residents — 6th lowest (total: 48,629)
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Jan 27: 5,732 per 100,000 residents — 8th lowest (total: 346,559)
> Population: 6,045,680