Dr. Gayles: County Hospitals, Pharmacies Expected to Receive Pfizer Vaccine by Thursday

At a press briefing on Dec. 16, Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said the Pfizer vaccine should be arriving at all hospitals in the county Wednesday or Thursday.

He added that the vaccine doses will also be distributed to pharmacies, which will work to get the doses out to nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Gayles said pharmacies have started scheduling appointments with different long-term care facilities throughout the county. Gayles expects that the process of getting doses out to these facilities will begin by late December or early January.

Tweet Recap of Elrich, Gayles, Stoddard Press Briefing

Here’s a tweet recap of the Wednesday coronavirus briefing with Gayles, County Executive Marc Elrich, and Office of Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard.

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Deirdre Byrne

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Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at dbyrne@mymcmedia.org or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.


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