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400 doses of COVID vaccine are here

King’s Daughters Medical Center registered nurse Kim Bridge looks suspiciously like Santa Claus as he places a bandage over the vaccine injection site on KDMC Chief Information Officer Carl Smith’s arm. The hospital received 400 dosage units of the Moderna vaccine this week and is following the Mississippi State Department of Health’s priority access plan — employees of KDMC who are in direct contact with COVID-19 patients will receive the vaccine first.