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The Pit pauses operations due to concern of COVID-19 vaccine shortage – KOAT New Mexico

The Pit pauses operations due to concern of COVID-19 vaccine shortage

The Pit, which has been transformed into a mass vaccination site for COVID-19 vaccines, will pause operations starting next week.According to UNMH, The Pit is pausing operations out of concern of not having enough vaccines, especially for people waiting for their second doses. Alex Sanchez, a spokesperson for UNMH, said operations will be paused for at least one week but it could be longer depending on how many vaccines they receive. UNMH is also working with Sen. Martin Heinrich to get more vaccine supply to New Mexico. Vaccinations at the Pit began on Jan. 20. To register to get your vaccine, click here.

The Pit, which has been transformed into a mass vaccination site for COVID-19 vaccines, will pause operations starting next week.

According to UNMH, The Pit is pausing operations out of concern of not having enough vaccines, especially for people waiting for their second doses.

Alex Sanchez, a spokesperson for UNMH, said operations will be paused for at least one week but it could be longer depending on how many vaccines they receive.

UNMH is also working with Sen. Martin Heinrich to get more vaccine supply to New Mexico.

Vaccinations at the Pit began on Jan. 20. To register to get your vaccine, click here.

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