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Memorial Administers First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine
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Written by Patrick Bradley

December 18, 2020

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on Friday began administering COVID-19 vaccine to front-line hospital caregivers and residents and staff members at its nursing home, the Schoellkopf Health Center.

Receiving the first doses of the vaccine were Dr. Rajinder Bajwa, the chief of Memorial’s Infectious Disease Division, and Schoellkopf Health Center resident Clotee Robinson.

A partial allocation of the vaccine was received by the medical center Thursday and is being distributed in accordance with state Department of Health instructions regarding the priority of recipients. It is hoped the balance of the allocated doses will be received from the Health Department next week.

The vaccine is being stored in a secured ultra-cold freezer at the required temperature of minus 70 degrees Celsius.

Top Photo: Dr. Rajinder Bajwa, Chief of the Infectious Disease Division at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, receives the COVID vaccine.

Bottom photo: SchoellKopf Health Center resident Clotee Robinson is the first nursing home resident to receive the vaccine.

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