Coronavirus: Chick-fil-A manager helps after backup at South Carolina vaccination site

Coronavirus: Chick-Fil-A manager assists South Carolina city to create backup vaccination site

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — A South Carolina city relied on Chick-fil-A’s drive-through logistics expertise after a technical issue caused problems at a vaccination site.

Mount Pleasant Mayor Wil Haynie invited the town’s Chick-fil-A manager to help coordinate vaccination efforts after a computer issue caused issues for those trying to schedule their shot, WSB-TV reported.

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“We asked local Chick-Fil-A manager Jerry Walkowiak for help today after a computer glitch backed up things at a drive-through vaccination site,” Haynie said.

Standing in the rain and wearing a mask, Walkowiak can be seen in a video helping drivers through the line quickly and efficiently.

The city set up a drive-through vaccination center with a goal to vaccinate 1,000 people on Friday, WCBD reported.

“When you need help, call the pros,” Haynie said.