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Rockland County Health Department Pauses Coronavirus Vaccinations After Running Out of Vaccine Doses

Patch.com

Because they have used up all the coronavirus vaccine doses they received, County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert and the Rockland County Department of Health is halting vaccinations temporarily.

The Rockland health department received 1,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday and had administered every one by the close of business Friday, health officials said Sunday afternoon.

“We train every year to perform mass vaccinations and have significant experience to draw upon after the measles outbreak of 2018-2019,” said Dr. Ruppert. “Our results show that we’re able to get this vaccine into people’s arms safely and efficiently but without additional vaccine these efforts must be put on hold.”

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