Kicker – Snowbound but vaccinated


NICK EICHER, HOST: Imagine for a moment that you’re creeping along a snowy highway in the foothills of southern Oregon, when suddenly your tires are spinning in the snow, and you’re stuck!

But that’s when a good Samaritan knocks on your window and offers to stick a needle in your arm

Well, that’s what happened this week in Grants Pass, Oregon. 

Health workers got stuck in the snow along with many other drivers and they were carrying coronavirus vaccine doses that were about to expire. 

So rather than see those shots go to waste, they set up an impromptu vaccine clinic right there on the frozen asphalt. 

An ambulance was even on hand for safety.

Josephine County Public Health Director Mike Weber called the snowbound vaccine operation one of the coolest things he’d ever been a part of.

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