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Vaccine on the way but when it will arrive in Malheur County remains uncertain

Angelica Resendiz, a registered nurse with the Malheur County Health Department, shows one of the syringes used to deliver flu vaccine. The Covid vaccine, expected to arrive in Oregon later this month, will consist of two separate shots spread over a 21- or 28-day period. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

VALE – The first doses of a Covid vaccine will arrive in Oregon over the next few weeks with health care workers reserved to be first in line for inoculations, but when the serum will reach Malheur County is unknown.

“We are thinking we might get a few hundred by the end of December but that is just a guess,” said Sarah Poe, Malheur County Health Department director.

Gov. Kate Brown announced last week that the state is slated to receive 147,000 doses of the two Covid . . .