Merced County COVID-19 vaccination clinics reach full capacity due to high demand

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An ampoule Moderna vaccine against the COVID-19 disease, stand on the table at the Diakonie Hospital “DIAKO” vaccination ward in Bremen, Germany, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Besides the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, Moderna is the second corona vaccine approved in the European Union. (Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/dpa via AP)

April 05 2021 05:30 pm

MERCED COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Merced County COVID-19 vaccination clinics reached full capacity for the week due to high demand.

The clinics were scheduled for Wednesday through Friday serving those in Phase 1A and seniors 65 years of age and older.

Health Officials say additional vaccination clinics will be made available as soon as the State provides Merced County with additional doses.

A new website was launched Sunday by the county in an effort to inform the public of COVID-19 vaccine distribution and communicate with eligible individuals as it becomes available.

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