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VA Palo Alto begins first COVID-19 vaccinations in Santa Clara County, immunizing staff and at-risk patients

Original post made on Dec 17, 2020

Hospital workers and vulnerable patients at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System are among the first people in the country to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 5:47 PM

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Dec 17, 2020 at 3:41 pm

Steven Nelson is a registered user.

It seems many in the press (and the Biden Transition Team?) are unclear in the multi-modal form of distribution that Operation Warp Speed military logistics experts have worked out.
-VA and Federal Agencies are ONE
-Gov. Health Care Agencies (and some large health care providers/hospitials) are Another
-The Medicare System providing drug/vaccine coverage to patients (+care providers?) through CVS and Walgreen are Another

SO- that's why we can have multiple "firsts" in Santa Clara County! (two articles in this electronic edition of The Voice).

Ah - the hardest-to-handle vaccine can easily survive hours and hours in a regular freezer and be defrosted with no more trouble than a frozen ice cube. Seems like (from packing labels) it then needs to be diluted with pre-positioned supplies before loading for "shots".

If TRUMP only had had a "face mask supply chain" neuron in his brain!


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