Carilion and the Vaccines in the Media

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By News Team on December 17, 2020

In case you missed it, we've gathered the most recent media coverage of Carilion Clinic's planning for and distribution of the first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shipment.

"We're excited. This is something we've all waited for," said Chad Alvarez, Pharm.D., Senior Director of Pharmacy and the leader of Carilion's COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force

Settle into a comfortable chair and enjoy the excitement and hope in the stories and articles listed below. 

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The Pfizer Vaccine at Carilion: Media Reports 
 

Carilion, LewisGale administer first COVID-19 vaccines on a day when new statewide cases approach 4,000 (Roanoke Times (Online))

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in central and western Virginia  (WDBJ-TV Roanoke (Online))

'Nerve-wracking and rewarding': Virginia health care systems begin vaccinating frontline workers for COVID-19  (WSLS 10 Roanoke (Online))

WATCH LIVE: Carilion Clinic is detailing its coronavirus vaccine rollout plan  (WSLS 10 Roanoke (Online))

Front line workers get first COVID-19 vaccines  (WFXRTV.com (Online))

Carilion Clinic receives first batch of coronavirus vaccines on Tuesday  (WFXRTV.com (Online))

Carilion helping with vaccine distribution to other facilities  (WFIR-AM 960 (Online))

Carilion ICU nurse one of first to receive COVID vaccine  (WFIR-AM 960 (Online))

Finally, Reasons For Hope  (Lexington News-Gazette (Online))

Vaccines Expected To Arrive This Week  (Lexington News-Gazette (Online))

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