NJ winter storm could delay vaccine shipments

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A bottle containing the COVID-19 vaccine.

TRENTON, N.J.— Winter storms hitting the country and one expected to dump snow and sleet on New Jersey could delay COVID-19 vaccine shipments, according to Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli.

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She spoke Wednesday during a news conference in Trenton, saying vaccination sites across the state are using vaccine inventory they already have to make sure appointments are kept.

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All sites must plan to reschedule vaccinations if they don’t have enough of the vaccine, as well as come up with a contingency plan, Persichilli said.

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