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Local health clinics receive Novavax doses

PITTSBURG, Kan. – Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas (CHC/SEK) clinics have received the recently authorized Novavax vaccine as the latest tool in the fight against COVID-19.

Officials say the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is the latest authorized and recommended vaccine to prevent severe illness, hospitalization and death caused by the virus.

“We now have another tool to manage COVID-19,” said Linda Bean, D.O., FAAFP, Chief Clinical Officer at CHC/SEK. “Novavax provides another option for a safe, effective and free vaccine. With the BA.5 variant continuing to spread, now is the best time to get a vaccine if you haven’t already.”

The following clinics received doses:

  • Baxter Springs
  • Coffeyville
  • Columbus
  • Fort Scott
  • Iola
  • Parsons
  • Pittsburg and Pittsburg South

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