ECRMC ready to receive federal COVID-19 vaccines

El Centro Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Dr. Adolphe Edward speaks during the El Centro City Council’s special COVID-19 update meeting on Friday. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

EL CENTRO — A refrigerator unit at El Centro Regional Medical Cente is capable of storing and meeting the temperature needed for COVID-19 vaccines, the hospital said.

ECRMC had used this refrigerator previously for a AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial and has it ready in anticipation of receiving federally authorized vaccines.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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