Vaccines come to the mountain…and they will be back!

  • [photo by Mel Weinstein]

    [photo by Mel Weinstein]

By Patric Hedlund and Marcy Axness, TME

A mobile vaccination clinic arrived at Frazier Mountain Park’s Community Center last weekend, prepared to administer 200 Pfizer covid-19 vaccinations to the people of the Mountain Communities.

A team of five medical workers from Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley’s rural mobile unit set up tables inside the park building Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 26 and 27.

According to reports, many people who had confirmed appointments for Saturday did not come for their vaccinations.

There were about 20 “no shows,” a member of the team said. Meanwhile, some people who went to the park Saturday to see if they might get a vaccine, despite not having confirmed appointments, were turned away. The team was able to provide about 15 vaccinations on Saturday. They were disappointed about the…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

Photo captions:

Above: Zach Scrivner’s field liaison Josh Foster with the Adventist Health Tehachapi Mobile Clinic personnel who gave vaccines at Frazier Park last weekend; Right: Gloria Cuddy was “thumbs-up” as she got her first covid shot; Inset: Who is that happy masked vaccination recipient? Meet her on page 11.

The cavalry rode into Frazier Park last weekend in an Adventist Health van to administer vaccines against covid-19. Outpatient Lead Lexi Garrett (far left) and her team were warmly welcomed. The chamber
of commerce provided lunch for the crew.

Watch This Space. TME will put all details about March 20-21 plans on BreakingNews online and in the newspaper as soon as they are available.

Teacher Michi Knight and Hugo, her Appaloosa, at home in Piñon Pines.

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