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Pueblo Public Health mistakenly administered an empty syringe to someone instead of a COVID-19 vaccine – KKTV

PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) – The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment is owning up to a mistake after a nurse accidentally administered an empty syringe to a Colorado resident.

As of Thursday, Pueblo has administered more than 3,500 vaccines to people 70 and older, but one of the people lucky enough to get a shot in the arm had to get a second shot soon after because of the error.

The following statement from Pueblo’s Public Health Director Randy Evetts was sent out Thursday afternoon:

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