The freezers, which are much larger than a standard household refrigerator, can each store about 40,000 vials. Every vial contains up to six doses of the vaccine. About 70,000 doses have been administered thus far.
By Mike Richman|2021-03-30T11:22:22-04:00April 6th, 2021|Coronavirus, Research|Comments Off on VA facility stores COVID-19 vaccine at ultra-low temperatures for use by Native Americans
VA has begun work to implement the expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, caregivers, spouses and CHAMPVA beneficiaries under the SAVE LIVES Act. We still have a limited amount of vaccines. We’re working to determine how quickly we can begin to offer vaccines to these other groups. In accordance with the law, we must prioritize vaccinations and health care delivery for Veterans enrolled in VA care.
By Veterans Health Administration|2021-03-26T15:14:25-04:00March 26th, 2021|Health|Comments Off on Update: SAVE LIVES Act allows VA to soon provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, their spouses and caregivers