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Evans Hospital provides COVID-19 vaccines at Fort Carson SEC

 

Last updated 2/9/2021 at 11:24am

Emily Klinkenborg, EACH Public Affairs

Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Edwin Beck, a WWII POW, 95, and wife, Fay, 89, received their initial COVID-19 vaccines Jan. 29 at the William "Bill" Reed Special Event Center at Fort Carson. "We'd been waiting for this moment," Beck said.

Story by Jeanine Mezei 

Evans Army Community Hospital  

After weeks of careful planning and preparation, Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH) repurposed the William "Bill" Reed Special Events Center as Fort Carson's dedicated COVID-19 vaccination site Jan. 25.

"The new location is critical in enabling us to get vaccinations to Soldiers as efficiently and safely as possible," said Col. Kevin Bass, EACH commander and Colorado Military Health System director. "This is a combined effort to ensure our warfighters and beneficiaries can receive the vaccine in a timely manner and our medical pe...



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