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Mecklenburg County paramedics and EMTs could soon be administering COVID-19 vaccinations.

Mecklenburg County Public Health has asked first-responder agencies, including Medic, the Charlotte Fire Department and other Mecklenburg County fire departments to help with administering the vaccine, according to a joint statement Tuesday from the health department, Mecklenburg EMS Agency, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Office and Charlotte Fire Department.

The county could hold vaccination clinics for the public in the future, according to the statement. More details on those clinics will be released when available, the statement said.

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