New Ulm Medical Center to serve as regional hub for COVID vaccine

[New Ulm Journal, December 15, 2020] New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC) will receive doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination next week and will serve as a regional hub for storing and distributing the vaccine.

Front line medical personnel will be the first to receive the vaccine. Allina Health is scheduled to receive approximately 12,500 doses of the vaccine. Allina Health has around 28,000 employees. These first doses will vaccinate under half of the employees.

The exact number of doses coming to NUMC is unknown, but the facility will be used as a regional hub for distribution because of the medical center’s cold storage capabilities.

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Posted on December 15, 2020 in coronavirusInfectious DiseaseNew Ulm Medical Center

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