With several nations reporting Covid vaccine supplies far in excess of demand, nations open availability to all Oklahoma residents

As Covid-19 infection rates tick up again in several states, indigenous communities in Oklahoma are reporting a different problem: not enough people to vaccinate.

Earlier this month, several Native American communities, including the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Osage and Choctaw, opened up free vaccinations to all Oklahoma residents, not just the hundreds of thousands of nation members spread across the midwestern state.

My reservation may be the first jurisdiction in the world with a herd immunity vaccination rate. pic.twitter.com/TiJC7kkVkZ

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