Valley vaccinations begin
First doses of Moderna vaccine given on January 21 at Platte Valley Community Center
January 27, 2021
On the morning of January 21, what appeared to be a line for admission formed in front of the Platte Valley Community Center and out into the parking lot. Instead of waiting for a popular musical act or an off-broadway show, however, the line that had formed was for the first round of doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
While Phase 1b of the Wyoming Department of Health's vaccine schedule includes frontline essential workers who must interact with the public while unable to physically distance from others, the most critical population are those 70 years of age or older. It was the latter...