Swinomish starts COVID-19 vaccinations
December 30, 2020
The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community administered its first 72 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Monday at its medical clinic, with the first doses going to Tribal elders, starting with the eldest elders of the Tribe. Some front-line staff of the Swinomish Medical Clinic also received the vaccine.
“We are thankful that we can begin vaccinations to protect those who are most vulnerable to COVID-19,” said Swinomish Chairman Steve Edwards.
“We all know that elders everywhere are vulnerable, and that’s especially true in Indian Country where our extended families may share homes....