(Fargo, ND) -- Nearly seven-thousand Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines are on the way to North Dakota.

First District Unit Health officials say they should get to town early next week. Pharmacies will likely get the doses first.  

In Ward County, about 17-percent of people have received the first dose of the vaccine.

Cass County was in at about 12-13% as of last week for those who have been vaccinated.