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York County’s first mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic to open this month – WMTW Portland

The first mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic in York County is expected to open in Sanford in less than two weeks.The York County Emergency Management Agency and Southern Maine Healthcare plan to open the clinic at the former Marshals store in Sanford.York County EMA Director Art Cleaves told WMTW News 8 on Thursday that the clinic will open Feb. 15.Cleaves said the number of vaccines administered each day will depend on the supply, but he hopes the clinic can eventually vaccinate 1,000 people a day.He said about 50 people will staff the clinic.York County EMA will rent the space for about $20,000 per month. The rent will be paid for with funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.York County plans to keep the mass vaccine clinic open for six to 12 months.MaineHealth opened its first mass vaccination clinic on Wednesday at the former Scarborough Downs harness racing track.Northern Light Health on Tuesday opened its first mass vaccination clinic at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.York County plans to keep the mass vaccine clinic open for six to 12 months.

The first mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic in York County is expected to open in Sanford in less than two weeks.

The York County Emergency Management Agency and Southern Maine Healthcare plan to open the clinic at the former Marshals store in Sanford.

York County EMA Director Art Cleaves told WMTW News 8 on Thursday that the clinic will open Feb. 15.

Cleaves said the number of vaccines administered each day will depend on the supply, but he hopes the clinic can eventually vaccinate 1,000 people a day.

He said about 50 people will staff the clinic.

York County EMA will rent the space for about $20,000 per month. The rent will be paid for with funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

York County plans to keep the mass vaccine clinic open for six to 12 months.

MaineHealth opened its first mass vaccination clinic on Wednesday at the former Scarborough Downs harness racing track.

Northern Light Health on Tuesday opened its first mass vaccination clinic at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

York County plans to keep the mass vaccine clinic open for six to 12 months.

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