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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Vaccines expected in county this month

Long term care residents and healthcare workers on priority list

 

Last updated 12/17/2020 at 8:24am



RITZVILLE – Adams County Health Officer Dr. Alex Brzezny reported to county commissioners Dec. 9 that he expected to see COVID-19 vaccines arriving in the county in the next couple of weeks.

He said the FDA is currently reviewing two different vaccines, including one made by Pfizer which requires ultra-low temperatures for transportation.

“As soon as that approval takes place, the vaccine will be released,” Brzezny said. “I know that within another couple of days, a vaccine which does not require these ultra low temperatures, the Moderna vaccine, will also be reviewed by FDA. I thi...



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