Southwest Riverside County hospitals administer first rounds of COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers

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A nurse at Inland Valley Medical Center receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Monday, Dec. 21. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Valley Staff Inland Valley Medical Center, Rancho Springs Medical Center and Temecula Valley Hospital began administering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to front-line workers at those locations Monday, Dec. 21. “As directed by the CDC and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, we have begun administering the vaccine only to our front-line health care workers at this time,” according to a news release issued by the two health care organizations. Front-line health care workers will continue to receive the vaccine throughout the weeks on a staggered schedule after they have signed up for the immunizations. “While the initial supply of the new vaccines will be limited, it is undeniably encouraging news
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