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Efforts to vaccinate southeastern long-term care patients continue despite Pfizer delays

coronavirus vaccinations for long-term care patients within the three health units, despite Pfizer vaccine delays announced this week.On Thursday, Dr.

Kieran Moore, medical officer of health for the KFL&A region, said it was still the goal to get roughly 5,000 long-term care patients vaccinated by Feb.

15, but that long-term care workers and essential caregivers will have to wait. Canada will receive zero Pfizer vaccine deliveries during last week of January “Our goal now, it’s had to be flexible and adaptive, is to try to provide the first dose of vaccine for every patient in a long-term care facility or high-risk retirement home at present, and then once availability increases, we’ll work back to continue to immunize the workers and the.

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