Records request related to COVID-19 vaccine doses

Rachana Pradhan filed this request with the District Of Columbia Department Of Health of Washington, DC.
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2021-FOIA-02792

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Completed

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From: Rachana Pradhan


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

(1) any and all data on the number of wasted, spoiled or expired COVID-19 vaccine doses from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021 and (2) any and all data on the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021.

Please note that I am a member of the news media as evidenced by my published work for Kaiser Health News at www.khn.org and this request is being made for news gathering purposes. Any questions should be routed to myself via email or by phone at 703-731-7918.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Rachana Pradhan

From: District Of Columbia Department Of Health

This is an automated message from the DC Government FOIA system. Dear Rachana Pradhan, Request Number 2021-FOIA-02792 has been assigned to the request you submitted in relation to: Request description: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

(1) any and all data on the number of wasted, spoiled or expired COVID-19 vaccine doses from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021 and (2) any and all data on the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021.

Please note that I am a member of the news media as evidenced by my published work for Kaiser Health News at www.khn.org and this request is being made for news gathering purposes. Any questions should be routed to myself via email or by phone at 703-731-7918.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Rachana Pradhan

Upload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://www.muckrock.com/ (Date Range for Record Search: From 12/11/2020 To 01/26/2021) In all future correspondence regarding this request, please reference request number 2021-FOIA-02792. To check for status, please log in  https://foia-dc.gov/palMain.aspx and go to Request Status. For any questions regarding your request, please contact the FOIA office directly. Find the list of agency Open Governement and FOIA contact information by visiting FOIA Contact Information. For ease of reference, we ask that you have your FOIA Request Number available when you contact the FOIA office. (https://dc.gov/node/818962) Regards,
DC Government FOIA Portal Having technical difficulties? Email FOIA.SystemAdmin@dc.gov or call 202-478-5973

From: District Of Columbia Department Of Health

Your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request states in material part:  “Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:  (1) any and all data on the number of wasted, spoiled or expired COVID-19 vaccine doses from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021 and (2) any and all data on the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021.” Preliminary Response As to Part (2) of your FOIA request, the District of Columbia posts data on the number of COVID-19 vaccines administered on https://coronavirus.dc.gov/data/vaccination .  The data on https://coronavirus.dc.gov/data/vaccination , as of now, is as of 01/30/2021. The email constitutes a partial response to your FOIA request.  A final response addressing all parts of your FOIA request will be sent on or before 02/23/2021. Due to a technical issue on our part, you may receive an email prepared last night that failed to properly record and send. If I may be of further assistance, please contact me. Phillip L. Husband General Counsel and Freedom of Information Officer Office of the General Counsel (OGC) District of Columbia Department of Health O: 202-442-5970 M: 202-997-4943 899 North Capitol Street NE, 6 Fl, Washington, DC 20002 th Phillip.Husband@dc.gov dchealth.dc.gov

From: District Of Columbia Department Of Health

Ms. Pradhan, The District of Columbia Department of Health’s final  response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request is shown in the first PDF.  Two responsive documents are shown in the other two PDFs. If I may be of further assistance, please contact me. Phillip L. Husband General Counsel and Freedom of Information Officer Office of the General Counsel (OGC) District of Columbia Department of Health O: 202-442-5970 M: 202-997-4943 899 North Capitol Street NE, 6 Fl, Washington, DC 20002 th Phillip.Husband@dc.gov dchealth.dc.gov

From: District Of Columbia Department Of Health

This is an automated message from the DC Government FOIA system. Dear Rachana Pradhan, The status for your request is below. Please log into https://foia-dc.gov/palMain.aspx and go to Request Status. If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the agency's FOIA office that you had submitted your FOIA request to. You can communicate directly with the FOIA office by clicking on Inbox, search the request number, and then click Compose Message. OR, visit to see a list DC Government FOIA Office’s/officer’s contact information and have your Request ID ready. (https://dc.gov/node/818962) Contact FOIA Office Request status: In Process Request ID: 2021-FOIA-02792 Description: To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:(1) any and all data on the number of wasted, spoiled or expired COVID-19 vaccine doses from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021 and (2) any and all data on the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021.Please note that I am a member of the news media as evidenced by my published work for Kaiser Health News at www.khn.org and this request is being made for news gathering purposes. Any questions should be routed to myself via email or by phone at 703-731-7918.The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Rachana PradhanUpload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://www.muckrock.com/ (Date Range for Record Search: From 12/11/2020 To 01/26/2021) Regards,
DC Government FOIA Portal

From: District Of Columbia Department Of Health

This is an automated message from the DC Government FOIA system. Dear Rachana Pradhan, The status for your request is below. Please log into https://foia-dc.gov/palMain.aspx and go to Request Status. If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the agency's FOIA office that you had submitted your FOIA request to. You can communicate directly with the FOIA office by clicking on Inbox, search the request number, and then click Compose Message. OR, visit to see a list DC Government FOIA Office’s/officer’s contact information and have your Request ID ready. (https://dc.gov/node/818962) Contact FOIA Office Request status: Closed Request ID: 2021-FOIA-02792 Description: To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:(1) any and all data on the number of wasted, spoiled or expired COVID-19 vaccine doses from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021 and (2) any and all data on the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021.Please note that I am a member of the news media as evidenced by my published work for Kaiser Health News at www.khn.org and this request is being made for news gathering purposes. Any questions should be routed to myself via email or by phone at 703-731-7918.The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Rachana PradhanUpload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://www.muckrock.com/ (Date Range for Record Search: From 12/11/2020 To 01/26/2021) Regards,
DC Government FOIA Portal

From: Rachana Pradhan

Thank you for the response. Wanted to clarify one thing about the two documents -- is the total wastage these two documents combined, or is one inclusive of the other?

From: District Of Columbia Department Of Health

The documentlabeled Tab One is the master list; the document labelled Tab Two is a sub-listfor Safeway as noted in Tab One.

Phillip L. Husband


General Counsel


Office of the General Counsel
District of Columbia Department of Health

Phillip.Husband@dc.gov

Main: 202-442-5977
Direct: 202-442-5970

Cell: 202-997-4943

899 North Capitol Street NE, 6 th Fl, Washington, DC 20002

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