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STAAMP Allergy to administer 500 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to health care workers

SAN ANTONIO – South Texas Allergy and Asthma Medical Professionals, also called STAAMP Allergy, will start administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to 500 health care professionals.

“We are working hard to meet the needs of the community. Our population has been hit hard by this pandemic and we are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel and we have to trust in the scientists and health experts and take this crucial vaccine,” stated Dr. Erika Gonzalez, CEO and Medical Director at STAAMP Allergy.

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The Texas Department of Health and Human Services chosen STAAMP as an official COVID-19 vaccine administration web site. The clinic is anticipated to obtain the Moderna vaccine this week.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration accredited the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine’s emergency use authorization on Friday.

The vaccine will likely be administered in phases all through the state of Texas, with health care workers and residents and workers of long-term care services on the entrance of the road. The subsequent part will embody high-risk sufferers.

STAAMP says it’s working with greater than 20 native clinics and organizations to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers. It can even be administering it to San Antonio college nurses.

STAAMP is one in all a handful of entities on the listing to get a portion of the 30,000 doses of Moderna vaccines headed for Bexar County this week. You can see the complete listing of different websites getting the vaccine by clicking right here.

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