How many are now eligible to get COVID vaccine in NC? There’s now a dashboard for that

Frederick Donnelly, a pharmacy technician, fills syringes with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to be administered by UNC Healthcare to patients in Group 1 of Phase 1b, now open to patients age 65 and older, at the Friday Center, on Jan. 14 in Chapel Hill. CASEY TOTH CTOTH@NEWSOBSERVER.COM

School and child-care workers in North Carolina became eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 on Wednesday. So how many people does that add to the pool? The answer can be found on a new set of dashboards created by the N.C. Institute for Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill.