Every American adult is now eligible to register for a coronavirus vaccination, but because of heavy demand it could be weeks before some residents of the District, Maryland and Virginia are able to schedule an appointment. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) has said the state is on track to get first doses to all adults who want them by mid- to late May.

Have a question about how the three jurisdictions are distributing vaccines? The Washington Post’s Julie Zauzmer, Erin Cox, Jenna Portnoy and Fenit Nirappil answered your questions about the efforts in D.C., Maryland and Virginia on Thursday, April 22.

Here are some of the questions they answered:

Read the full transcript. The question box includes a space for your name, but this is optional.

This is the sixth live chat we’ve held on the region’s response to the virus. We’ve answered dozens of coronavirus-related questions in five other chats, on Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 18, March 3 and March 31.

Looking for more? Check out some of The Post’s coverage:

Sign up to get the most important developments about the coronavirus pandemic straight to your inbox every day. All stories in the newsletter are free to access.

Teddy Amenabar, an editor on The Post’s audience team, produced this Q&A.