(Denison, IA) – Crawford County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) began administering the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine today (December 30, 2020) beginning with its medical providers and nursing staff. Doctors, advanced practitioners, clinic and hospital nursing staff, Emergency and Ambulance department personnel will be at the head of the line to receive the vaccine.
Erin Muck, President and CEO, said CCMH received a new shipment of the vaccine from Moderna earlier this week and has wasted no time in getting it to staff members.
“It is so important to provide this protection for our staff who are consistently in contact with COVID-19 positive patients,” Muck noted. “This has been a long-time coming, but it is a very welcome development in our battle against this deadly virus.”
John A. Lothrop, III, MD, Chief of Medical Staff at CCMH, one of the first to receive the vaccine, expressed his desire to see as many people as ...