86 MDG receives more COVID-19 vaccines

A delivery truck carrying COVID-19 vaccines sits at Ramstein Air Base, Jan. 18. This shipment is the second dose of the vaccine as part of Phase 1a of the COVID-19 prioritization plan and will primarily be distributed to first responders and select medical personnel.


U.S. Air Force Maj. Christopher Robosky, 86th Medical Group medical logistics flight commander, places COVID-19 vaccines in a freezer at Ramstein Air Base, Jan. 18. The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine is distributed as a shot in the upper arm in two doses dated at least one month apart.


An Airman from the 86th Medical Group handles COVID-19 vaccines at Ramstein Air Base, Jan. 18. Vaccines are distributed on a voluntary basis but Airmen are encouraged to receive the vaccine for their health and lower the public health risk associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.


COVID-19 vaccines sit in a box at Ramstein Air Base, Jan. 18. Initial distributions of the vaccine are limited and delivered in phases prior to more vaccines becoming available.