West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced in late December that residents over the age of 80 would be able to receive doses of the vaccine from their county health departments.

FILE – In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice delivers his annual State of the State address in the House Chambers at the state capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Justice says two people have died from a coronavirus outbreak at a nursing home. The deaths at the Princeton Health Care Center happened as Justice expressed concerns Wednesday, July 29, about a bump in virus cases along the state’s southern and western borders. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson, File)