Local health officials in Sitka are complying with national recommendations to pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine. However, the incidence of complications is extremely rare -- 6 cases so far out of nearly 7 million doses.
by Erin McKinstry, KCAW | Mar 23, 2021 | Syndicated
Both SEARHC and White’s Pharmacy are now offering the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine to Sitkans. When the Sitka Unified Command met last week, its members thought there might be an economic advantage in Sitka's high rate of vaccination.
Sitka's local pharmacy is playing a large role in the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. Trish and Dirk White of Harry Race and White's Pharmacy, and their vaccine coordinator pharmacists Katelyn Ylitalo , discuss the exciting research behind both new vaccines, potential drug conflicts, vaccine efficacy, and when we're likely to see widespread public vaccinations.