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Minnesota postpones COVID vaccination appointments at some community sites due to shipping delays

In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 file photo, empty vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are seen at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Las Vegas. Photo: AP Photo/John Locher. In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 file photo, empty vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are seen at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Las Vegas.

Josh Skluzacek
Updated: February 18, 2021 02:44 PM
Created: February 18, 2021 02:27 PM

With severe weather in parts of the country delaying COVID-19 vaccine shipments, Minnesota is postponing vaccination appointments at some community locations.

The Minnesota Department of Health said appointments at two community sites on Thursday and six on Friday have been postponed due to the delays.

Crippling weather hampers vaccine deliveries, distribution

MDH said it is in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and will continue to monitor the situation closely. MDH added that it is also communicating with its provider partners around the state and updating them when new shipping and tracking details are received.


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