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Methodist Receives Its 1st Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

Published: Dec. 15, 2020

After a busy first day, more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday as health care systems continued their distribution efforts.

Methodist Health System received a shipment of 1,775 doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech product early Tuesday. It will be distributed to frontline workers, including those at Methodist Hospital, Methodist Women’s Hospital and Methodist Fremont Health. Methodist planned to begin vaccinating on Wednesday.

“We’ve been waiting for this moment since March,” said Josie Abboud, president and CEO of Methodist and Methodist Women’s hospitals.

Omaha World-Herald: More doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Omaha; area first responders to be vaccinated

KMTV: Nebraska continues receiving vaccine shipments

Fremont Tribune: Frontline workers at Methodist Fremont Health to become among first in area to receive COVID-19 vaccine