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First-Dose COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Among Skilled Nursing Facility Residents and Staff

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Corresponding Author: Radhika Gharpure, DVM, MPH, COVID-19 Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329 (rgharpure@cdc.gov).

Published Online: February 24, 2021. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.2352

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of CDC.

Additional Contributions: We thank collaborators from the CDC COVID-19 Response Team; CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, CMS; American Health Care Association; and participating pharmacies, health departments, and long-term care facilities.

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