Regional West receives COVID-19 vaccine


December 31, 2020

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Above: Jeff Holloway, MD, FACS, Regional West Physicians Clinic acting president, receives Scotts Bluff County's first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Community Health Immunization Coordinator Teresa Thomas, RN. Regional West will work through their tiered plan of distribution for front-line staff vaccinations.

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., ― Regional West has received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and is activating their plan to start vaccinating front line physicians and caregivers.

"Regional West is following the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services definition of direct patient care and exposure to infectious material to build our tiered roll-out of the vaccine to physicians and staff," said Regional West Chief Quality Officer Margo Ferguson.

Nationwide, the vaccine is being distributed in waves. The first wave includes three phases (a, b, and c). Phase A distribution has gone to healthcare a...

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