Josephine County, Oregon, Public Health Department reported that 20 workers from the department, returning from a vaccination clinic and stuck in a blizzard on a highway, bypassed other stuck cars and offered to vaccinate their drivers as six doses of vaccine were running low. shelf life.
An ambulance drove along with the car with the medical workers, so that in case of emergency after vaccination (severe allergic reaction) such assistance could be provided. All six doses were used, one of which was received by an employee of the county sheriff’s office, who was late for vaccinations at the clinic, but was among the captives of a blizzard.
Department director Mike Weber called highway vaccination “the most amazing operation he ever had.”
Vaccination on the way