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. We also want...

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