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Southern Hills Hospital receives COVID-19 vaccines

Posted at 9:19 AM, Dec 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-16 15:40:22-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Southern Hills Hospital says it has received its first shipment of Pfizer’s COVID-19.

The vaccine arrived just before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. The hospital says they received enough vaccine to vaccinate 200 people and hope to have that done within the next 3 days.

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A spokesperson for the hospital also said that the next vaccine delivery is scheduled for Monday and their goal is to vaccinate everyone in the hospital, who wants to be vaccinated, within the next 2-1/2 weeks.

They will begin vaccinating their frontline staff at noon Wednesday.