Whitfield administers first COVID-19 vaccinations to employees
Published 7:24 pm Monday, December 21, 2020
Whitfield Regional Hospital received its first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine today and began vaccinating its employees.
According to CEO Doug Brewer, thirty-five front line employees received the vaccination today, and more will follow in the coming days. Front line employees treat the hospital’s COVID-19 patients. Beginning next week, the hospital will administer the vaccine to local first responders, EMS workers, and physician offices in the area.
Front line RN Genelle Ward and Dr. Waqas Shuaib were the first two employees to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.