Three Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center locations have been approved as vaccine distribution sites and will begin providing vaccinations as outlined by the state once they receive their first shipment of vaccines. VG's five primary care sites and the mobile CoRe (Covid Response) Team applied for site status. At this time, McMinnville, Hillsboro and the CoRe Team have been approved.
"We are in constant contact with the state on the status of our vaccine arrival," said Vaccine Program Manager, Stephanie Saunders. "We are working quickly to put several contingency plans into place so we are ready to receive the vaccine."
A COVID-19 vaccine information page has been created and will be kept up-to-date with information on the vaccine arrival as well as providing answers to commonly asked questions and resources for further research.