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Operations Manager of MCHS Austin and Albert Lea campuses speaks about COVID-19 vaccinations

Administration of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines is continuing in not only southeastern Minnesota, but around the entire state and the country as well.  KAUS spoke with Rita Moyer, the Operations Manager of the Mayo Clinic Health System campuses in Austin and Albert Lea who gave an estimate as to how many citizens of southeastern Minnesota have received the vaccine to this point, and she added that the response to receive the vaccine has been strong, particularly among senior citizens…

Moyer was asked if there are any differences between the vaccines currently available….

The Minnesota Department of Health reported that at last word in Mower County, 16,245 people out of a total population of 40,124 have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 10,990 people have received both doses thus far for a total of 27.4% of the county’s overall population completing their vaccination series. 

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