First shipments of COVID-19 vaccine arrive at hospital, vaccinations beginning today

Russell County Hospital CEO Patrick Branco said the first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Russell County Hospital Monday afternoon.

With the arrival of 100 doses of the vaccine, 50 RCH employees will be vaccinated today.

Frontline direct-care employees will be the first ones vaccinated, Branco said.

This morning, Branco and Rick Miles, Chief Medical Officer at RCH, will receive the vaccine “as a statement of confidence and leadership.”

Stay tuned to and our social media pages as we will have more later about the first vaccinations at RCH.

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