Shoalhaven News

Date set for Illawarra to get vaccine

Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Dec. 14, 2020. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

The state government says the regional rollout of the coronavirus vaccine will begin on March 15.

Hospitals at Newcastle, Wollongong, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour and Dubbo will be part of the operation.

They will help distribute vaccines to 99 satellite sites.