Shelby vaccines

Mayor Steve Schag with Shelby's first shipment of coronavirus vaccines that arrived on Wednesday, Jan. 13. He is shown with Tiffiny Ellenberger, Shelby's director of nursing.

SHELBY -- The city of Shelby received delivery of its first shipment of coronavirus vaccines on Wednesday, Jan. 13, Shelby Mayor Steve Schag reported.

The shipment featured 200 doses of Moderna Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine and arrived at noon.
 
On Jan. 12, the Shelby City Health Department announced preparations to start Phase 1A of the vaccination process. Phase 1A includes health care workers and personnel routinely involved in caring for COVID-19 patients, residents and staff at nursing homes and assisted living facilities and EMS responders, for example, according to the state.
 
Plans call for Phase 1B to start Tuesday, Jan. 19, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Shelby Senior Center, Mayor Steve Schag said. Gov. Mike DeWine on Jan. 12 reemphasized the vaccine distribution timeline for Phase 1B of Ohio's vaccination program, which is set to begin next week with those ages 80 and older, a news release from his office stated.
 
Check shelbydailyglobe.com for updates as more information becomes available.
 

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