Pfizer filed for emergency use of its vaccine and health officials expect Moderna to follow suit within the next few days.
"They're also looking at where are there ultra low temperature freezers so they can decide where they can send the Pfizer vaccine versus the Moderna," explained Dr.
Doctors expect health care workers and other high-risk groups to begin receiving vaccines within the next few weeks.
"If you do the math in terms of how much vaccine these companies have available, by mid-December, you would say that probably it's December, January, maybe February, before you vaccinate those two groups of healthcare workers and people of particularly high risk," said Dr.
Where the teachers fit in, they fit in on the hierarchy a little bit higher than the general public, but after the elderly and health care workers," he said.