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Richmond and Hughenden get three day COVID blitz | The North West Star



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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service kicked off its COVID-19 western vaccination with a three day blitz in Richmond with three days in Hughenden to follow. A team of 10 health staff went to Richmond to vaccine as many of the 600 residents as possible before heading to Hughenden. Townsville Hospital and Health Service chief executive Kieran Keyes said the response from the community had been extraordinary. “I’m pleased to report the team were able to vaccinate 96 people on the first day of our clinic and 99 people on the second day,” Mr Keyes said. “We hope to have most of the community done by today and then the plan is to go back in about three months and deliver the second dose of the vaccine. “A final…

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