Breaking- Choctaw Health Center Receives First Shipment of Covid-19 Vaccine, Possibly First In Region

The Choctaw Health Center has received their first shipment of the Covid-19 Vaccine. According to CHC officials, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was delivered late tonight from Indian Health Services for use with frontline health care workers.
CHC officials said “we are prepared to accept, store and distribute the vaccine following the Food and Drug Administration’s decision on Friday, December 11, 2020, to grant Emergency Use Authorization. Choctaw Health Center is the first hospital in Neshoba County to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This is an exciting, historical moment for the hospital and the tribes effort in fighting against the Coronavirus disease.”