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Vaccine now available at several Malheur County locales as supply expands

Tana Waller, a communicable disease coordinator nurse for the Malheur County Health Department talks about the benefits of the Covid vaccine during a clinic in Ontario last week. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

ONTARIO – The Malheur County Health Department reported last week it has vaccinated nearly 5,000 people against Covid, including a third of the area’s population 65 and over.

And the vaccine is becoming more readily available as supplies across the U.S. increase and new sources open in Malheur County.

Seven area drug stores or health centers and organization now offer Covid vaccinations.

They include Valley Family Health in Ontario, Nyssa and Vale, Stark Medical in Ontario, BiMart in Ontario, Malheur Drug in Vale, Malheur Memorial Health in Nyssa and Medical Pharmacy in Nyssa.

Access to the vaccine at those . . .