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Vaccination off to a good start in Snohomish County

Providence receives 3,900 doses, with more to come

 

Last updated 12/22/2020 at 6:33pm

Photo courtesy of Providence Regional Medical Center.

Eric Werttemberger, Pharmacy Director, Providence, handles vaccines that arrived recently in Everett. A second COVID-19 vaccine was approved since then, and doses are anticipated soon. Health care workers and other high risk community members are first-up, then the effort fans out to other groups. Information on phases and availability of the vaccine will be posted at www.covidvaccinewa.org.

It's been a long year, and the glimmer of hope from vaccines has arrived.

Vaccinations began last week at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett. The hospital received 3,900 doses of the new Pfizer vaccine last week, and began vaccinating health care workers.

"This is good news for our community, our county and our entire country. We can now see the light at the end of these darkest days of the pandemic," said Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers. "This first round of vaccines will protect those on the frontlines of COVID patient care and individuals most at risk. Though we must re...



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