Health Care Center Offers off-Site Vaccines to People in Need
March 16, 2021
Mass vaccine centers have played an important part in Maine's vaccination process, but access to these sites is difficult for some citizens. As shown in the article: Bangor Health Care Center Provides off-Site Vaccinations to Those in Need
, a Bangor-based health care center is working to solve the problem and ensure that no resident is forsaken.
Off-site vaccination services are being held by Penobscot Community Health Care at locations such as low-income and elderly housing centers, patients' houses, and now classrooms. PCHC's chief quality officer, Theresa Knowles, acknowledges that certain people face obstacles such as age, failure to make an online appointment, lack of transportation, and mental health problems.
PCHC now has more content to deal with as well, as they got the first direct shipment of 1,000 Moderna vaccine doses last week. PCHC has so far visited 12 institutions for vaccines off-site. PCHC has toured homes up to 30 miles away in anydirection, according to Knowles, and eight schools have signed up for the next few weeks.
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