Gov. tours Waterbury vaccination clinic as many websites report shortage in provides | News

WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) — Wednesday morning, Gov. Ned Lamont toured a Waterbury vaccination clinic.

The Waterbury Arts Magnet School COVID-19 vaccination clinic opened on Jan. 25, and is a joint undertaking between the metropolis and Saint Mary’s Hospital.

The Waterbury clinic offers free COVID-19 vaccinations, Monday by Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on weekends from 8 a.m. to noon.

The clinic is staffed by colleagues from Saint Mary’s Healthcare facility and Metropolis of Waterbury staff, like firefighters, EMTs and school nurses.

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Presently the point out of Connecticut is in Period 1B of the vaccination program, where folks 75 many years and older are now qualified for a vaccine.

The governor’s visit arrives as lots of web pages across the point out have started out to report vaccine shortages.

Before this week, the Jap Connecticut Wellness Network announced appointments starting on February 4 will require to be rescheduled, because of to a lack of doses.

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The point out suggests we’re very likely seeing the results of overbooking.

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