Storm delays COVID vaccine shipments

CASPER — Vaccines headed for Wyoming will be delayed as residents emerge from a record-setting winter storm that dumped more than two feet of snow on parts of the state this weekend.

Federal officials halted shipments of the vaccine into Wyoming until the storm clears, though it remains up in the air when those shipments will arrive, Wyoming Department of Health spokeswoman Kim Deti said via email.

“They aren’t going to send us shipments when airports may be closed or when roads are closed,” Deti said. “We know our shipments into the state this week from manufacturers/distributors are on hold....

 

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