LONG TERM CARE HOME RESIDENTS RECEIVE MODERNA VACCINE

Dec 31, 2020

By Christine Ross

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Residents of Chester Village in Scarborough have become the first long-term care residents in the province to receive the Moderna vaccine.

All but one of the 198 residents rolled up their sleeves Thursday to receive the vaccine. The first resident to receive the vaccine was retired nurse Sheila Barber.

                                        photo: CP24

The home in the Danforth neighbourhood hasn’t had a significant COVID outbreak among staff or residents.

However, there  are currently 204 long-term care homes with an outbreak of COVID-19 and  to date, 2,777 residents have died from the virus.

 

 

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