Ontario hospital chief one of the first to receive Covid vaccine

Dina Ellwanger, the president and chief nursing officer for Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario, receives the Covid vaccine Wednesday. (The Enterprise/Liliana Frankel)

ONTARIO – The president of Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario on Wednesday became one of the first people in Oregon to receive the Covid vaccine.

During a live broadcast involving Gov. Kate Brown, Dina Ellwanger, an RN and also the chief nursing officer for the Ontario hospital received, the Pfizer vaccine.

The live broadcast switched between Oregon Health Science University, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center . . .