Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario employees pull the first does of the Covid vaccine to arrive at the hospital in December. Federal and state officials announced distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will end immediately.(Photo courtesy of Saint Alphonsus Medical Center Ontario).
UPDATE: This story has been updated at 10 a.m Tuesday with new information from Malheur County officials.
UPDATE: This story has been updated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday with information regarding Saint Alphonsus Meddical Center.
ONTARIO – An ambitious effort to step up vaccinations in Malheur County was impaired Tuesday when federal and state authorities advised putting a hold on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations while a medical issue is investigated.
Malheur County already had the second-worst Covid vaccination rate in the state but the Malheur . . .