Within the photograph above from left to proper: Heather Jarvis, Nick Chuquin, Chelsea Ward, Jessica Spady and Kimberly Christman.
When the Commonwealth of Virginia launched further doses of the COVID-19 vaccine early final week, Riverside obtained an allocation that included 1,000 doses for the Jap Shore.
Riverside partnered with the Jap Shore Well being District and enlisted the assistance of Accomack County EMS and Jap Shore Rural Well being to implement vaccine distribution to all Jap Shore faculty personnel.
Friday, January 29th and Saturday January 30th, the affiliation vaccinated 756 workers from Accomack County Public Colleges, Broadwater Academy, Cape Charles Christian College, and Northampton County Public Colleges.
“Riverside is working arduous to get ‘arm photographs’ as shortly as attainable as doses turn into out there,” stated Nick Chuquin, affiliate vice chairman of Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. “Throughout our group, practically all doses allotted to Riverside have been used or are scheduled for use within the coming days for our group members, our senior sufferers and first responders in our area. It was particularly gratifying this weekend to supply vaccination to the important employees and workers of the Shore faculty. It is one other step towards defending the well being of our Shore neighborhood. “
The remaining doses within the allocation have been administered to Riverside Medical Group main care sufferers 65 and older at a particular clinic on Saturday, January 30.th.
Riverside continues to observe the rules for vaccine distribution established by the Virginia Division of Well being and the CDC. Whereas Riverside is keen to vaccinate all of Riverside’s main care sufferers, the out there provide of vaccines is restricted. As further doses turn into out there, Riverside will work to ship them as shortly as attainable.
For extra info on Riverside’s vaccination efforts, search for common updates on social media (Fb.com/