UPMC in Northcentral Pa. administers 50,000th COVID-19 vaccination
UPMC is celebrating the 50,000th administration of the COVID-19 vaccine in northcentral Pa. communities. Leaders celebrated and acknowledged this achievement by hosting a breakfast for UPMC COVID-19 clinic staff and presented staff with special vaccine challenge coins recognizing them for their service to the community. “Reaching this vaccination milestone is definitely a reason to celebrate, both as a system and as a community,” says Heather Stafford, clinical director of Infection Prevention and Control, UPMC in North Central Pa. “We wouldn’t be here without our staff who volunteered their time to make the clinics a success. Our communities are safer thanks to their efforts, and it’s been such a rewarding experience as I see our teams instilling confidence in the process by being on the frontlines and delivering these life-saving vaccines.” For more information on COVID-19, visit UPMC.com/Coronavirus.