Media are invited to cover Banner team members' COVID-19 inoculations Thursday, Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. at Banner – University Medicine North.
TUCSON, Ariz. (Dec. 16, 2020) – COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered to Banner – University Medicine and inoculations will begin for Pima County health care workers on Thursday, December 17.
Media are invited to cover the inoculations of select Banner – University Medicine team members who have chosen to receive the vaccine. The inoculations will be drive through and take place at 10.m. Banner – University Medicine North, 3838 N. Campbell, Building 2, Tucson, 85719, in the parking garage area. We ask media to arrive at 9:45 to set up in our staging area.
Banner – University Medicine is hosting one of two vaccination sites in Pima County, the other site in Pima County is being hosted by Tucson Medical Center.
“Banner – University Medicine is proud to be part of the team helping to administer the vaccine to all eligible health care workers in Pima County. Thanks to the leadership in Pima County, even though supplies will be limited, Pima County health care workers and eventually, the community in general, will have access to an additional layer of protection, along with masking and distancing, to help reduce the spread of the virus,” Joshua Lee, MD, Banner – University Medicine physician executive.
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For further information: Rebecca Ruiz McGill, 520-360-0308; firstname.lastname@example.org