Erie, Pa. – December 29, 2020 – Community Health Net (CHN), the leading Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving the Lake Erie region, announced that it has received its first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine. Dr. Anthony Ignocheck, Acting Medical Director, Dr. Warren Beaver, and other clinical staff will receive the first distributed doses at the organization’s primary location, 1202 State St., on Tuesday, December 29, at 4 pm.
Community Health Net’s Acting Medical Director, Dr. Anthony Ignocheck, Dr. Warren Beaver, and other clinical staff will be the first to receive a dose of the just received Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at the organization’s primary location at 1202 State St. on Tuesday, December 29 at 4 pm. Clinical staff, members of CHN’s Board of Directors, and Executives will be available for comment. The media is invited to attend. Social distancing rules will be in place.
“Families in our region have been ravaged by the COVID-19 virus, along with severe economic impact to our community,” said Craig Ulmer, CEO of Community Health Net. Based on evidence from clinical trials, the Moderna vaccine was 94% effective at preventing laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 illness in people without evidence of a previous infection. “We recognize this vaccine as an opportunity to irradicate this menace and restore vitality back to the place we call home.”
The media is invited to contact Community Heath Net for more information at 814.454.4530 x227
About Community Health Net
Community Health Net is the preeminent, community-focused healthcare network that advances the wellness of the region. Our mission is to improve our region’s quality of life by providing professional healthcare services with compassion, respect, and dignity to all. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center with six locations and eight offices serving the Lake Erie region for over 35 years.
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