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1,000 Receive COVID-19 Vaccination at Nason Phase 1A Clinic

Series: Coronavirus | Story 236

February 18, 2021

Gary Baranec

AMED's David Miller prepares another vaccine shot to be administered to the nearly 1,000 people Friday, Feb. 12, who registered for the first of two shots they will receive at the East Freedom Fire Hall.

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout continued locally on Friday, Feb. 12, when 1,000 people received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Freedom Township Fire Hall, East Freedom.

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, in partnership with the Blair County Emergency Management Association, AMED, and the Hollidaysburg Ambulance Company administered the vaccine to individuals in the 1A phase of the rollout. Phase 1A consists of people 65 years of age or older and those ages 16 to 65 with high-risk conditions.

Michelle Buttry, chief nursing officer at Nason, said the vaccine was administered to heal...

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