The 33-year-old Disney employee boasted on Facebook that she was vaccinated against COVID-California Hospital admitted that the vaccine is for non-medical workers
- A 33-year-old woman from Riverside, California wrote on Facebook that she was vaccinated against COVID-19
- The woman is an employee of Disney, not a frontline health care worker
- She wrote that she was able to get vaccinated because she was in contact with her family in the hospital
- She wrote that her husband’s aunt’s stay at Redlands Community Hospital was a “big event”
- The hospital said it had injected the remaining dose of vaccine to non-frontline workers
A Disneyland employee brags on Facebook that although she is not a first-line health care worker, she still received the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, and said that the reason she got the vaccine was because her husband’s aunt was in the local family. The hospital is a “big event”.
The post by the 33-year-old woman from Riverside, California included a photo of her vaccination card at the Redlands Community Hospital near Redlands, California.
“When I woke up this morning, I didn’t think I would get the COVID-19 vaccine today. But we arrived. I am very happy.
“Science is basically my religious belief, so it is very important to me.”
A 33-year-old Disneyland employee wrote a Facebook post on December 20, boasting that she had received the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine even though she was not a first-line health care worker.Above is a photo of Disney in Anaheim, California
The woman, who asked not to be named, boasted on Facebook that she had received the coronavirus vaccine because her husband’s aunt was a “big event” at the Redlands Community Hospital in Redlands, California (pictured above)
The content of the post was reported by the Orange County roster, and the woman was not named.
When a Facebook friend asked her how she could obtain the vaccine since it has not yet been made available to the public, she replied that her husband’s aunt is a “big event” in the Redlands community.
She also wrote that the remaining medicine in the hospital is about to expire.
The hospital issued a statement explaining how the remaining dose was allocated, but declined to say whether the woman belonged to one of the injections.
The statement said: “Redlands Community Hospital has distributed Pfizer vaccines to its frontline doctors, medical staff and support staff in accordance with California Department of Public Health guidelines.”
‘After the doctors and staff who expressed interest in the vaccine took it, there were still a few doses left.
“Because the recombinant Pfizer vaccine must be used or disposed of within a few hours, several doses of treatment were given to non-frontline medical staff to avoid wasting valuable vaccine.”
After vaccinating frontline workers and support personnel on December 18, the hospital did not specify the remaining available dose.
Pfizer vaccines are only effective when stored at -94 degrees Fahrenheit.
If it is not used immediately after thawing, it must be discarded.
Each vial of vaccine should contain five doses, although it has been found that some vaccines can be supplemented with two more doses.
The federal government wants hospitals to manage all available doses, including the remaining doses.
The hospital said that due to the remaining dose, the vaccine has been vaccinated to non-frontline workers.The image above shows the vial of Pfizer’s BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration stated in December last year: “In view of the public health emergency, the FDA recommends using every full dose (sixth, or even seventh) available from each vial. One issue has yet to be resolved.” 16 Statement.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that frontline medical staff and support personnel should be given priority in vaccine distribution.
In the first stage of distribution, the next population to receive the vaccine is the vulnerable population, especially the population in the nursing home.
A spokesperson for the California Department of Public Health said: “Federal and state vaccine guidelines have put our frontline health care workers first, who have been in danger of fighting this virus from the beginning.”
“We urge all health care providers to follow the state guidelines related to the vaccination phase, which were developed in consultation with experts and community leaders.”