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This Week in Photos: The Vaccination Station

April 8, 2021

Yvonne Gay

A woman holds a box containing COVID-19 vaccine.
Katiria Alvarado, coordinator of the Vaccination Station in Hales Gym, holds a box of the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine kits arrived in Oberlin on April 7. At 8 a.m. on April 9, the first dose will be administered on campus.

The Mercy-Allen staff at Hales Gym performed hundreds of COVID-19 tests since the academic year began, now they will inject doses of the vaccine to students, faculty and staff. The kits were delivered to Mercy Hospital on Wednesday, where they were placed in refrigeration. On April 9, they will be moved to Hales Gym, where the staff will prepare the vaccine and administer shots. The Johnson & Johnson kits that arrived at Oberlin will make up 1,800 doses of the vaccine.

See more photos on Oberlin’s Flickr page.


Small boxes inside of a large box.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A glass front small refrigerator in a hospital.
Refrigeration in Mercy Hospital. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A woman signs for a package.
Katiria Alvarado signs off on a delivery of bandages and other supplies for the new vaccination station. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A small glass front refrigerator sitting on a floor.
Vaccine storage refrigerator in Hales Gym. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Rows of chairs in a gym.
After receiving the vaccine participants sit in an observation area for about 15 minutes. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

 

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