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Vaccinations begin to help prevent COVID-19 Wyoming Infections

 

December 17, 2020

Courtesy of Cheyenne Laramie County Health

Above: Nurse Valencia Bautista gives fellow nurse, Terry Thayne a vaccination. Both are nurses with the Cheyenne Laramie County Health.

CHEYENNE: Free, safe and effective vaccinations intended to help prevent future COVID-19 infections have started in Wyoming, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

Dr. Alexia Harrist, state health officer and state epidemiologist with WDH, said the first approved vaccine is recommended for most people who are age 16 and older with two doses about three weeks apart needed for the vaccine to be effective.

"Putting an end to this pandemic will take all our tools. Now we can add vaccines to wearing masks, social distancing and staying home when we are ill," she said. "For now and...



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