The Chief Medical Officer of Health says discussions are ongoing when it comes to the priority placed on providing the vaccine to rotational workers.

Nearly all of the COVID-19 virus in this province are either directly travel-related or can be traced back to travel.

Thousands of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians regularly travel back and forth outside the province for work.

Dr. Janice Fitzgerald says the initial priority will be given to those most at risk of severe disease, or for passing on severe disease to the most vulnerable sector of the population.

She says as they progress through the vaccine roll-out prioritizing rotational workers may be something they consider.

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