The First Vaccination in Benton County

Vaccinations in Benton County began today as Dr. Meeker of Virginia Gay Hospital received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Ronda Buchtela, RN, Infection Control/Employee Health. The hospital will begin vaccination of healthcare staff to include N&R staff. N&R will directly vaccinate residents. The Long Term care and assisted living facilities are working with the pharmacy partner program and public health for vaccine distribution.