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Oroville Hospital administers first doses of COVID-19 vaccine to staff

Oroville Hospital administers its first doses of Pfizer's COVD-19 vaccine. 12/21/2020

Oroville Hospital is administering its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.

Posted: Dec 21, 2020 1:12 PM
Updated: Dec 21, 2020 2:25 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Oroville Hospital is administering its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.

Dr. Roy Shannon, Head of Infection Control, at Oroville Hospital, was the first to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the hospital.

The early doses of both vaccines are prioritized to healthcare workers who are most at risk of exposure to COVID-19. The vaccine is not available to other healthcare workers or the general public at this time.

Enloe Medical Center was the first of the three hospitals in the county to receive the vaccine. Enloe administered its first two doses on Thursday, read more.

Learn more about the Covid-19 vaccines from the CDC.

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