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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

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Senior nursing student Courtney Shutt administers the first dose of the Moderna vaccine to senior sport administration major Ginny Weavill on March 30, 2021. Following April 13’s recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, Kent State paused the distribution of this vaccine to students, which began April 8. 

Kent State to pause all distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccines

Sara CrawfordOpinion editor April 13, 2021

Kent State is postponing all distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccines due to recommendations by the CDC and FDA.This decision follows the announcement from the CDC and FDA stating they are currently...

Senior nursing student Courtney Shutt administers the first dose of the Moderna vaccine to senior sport administration major Ginny Weavill on March 30, 2021. Following April 13’s recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to pause the administration of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, Kent State paused the distribution of this vaccine to students, which began April 8. 

Kent State expected to receive large quantity of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

Kent State University expects to receive a “large quantity” of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, the university announced in an email Thursday. The shipment is a part of a program...

Portage County Health Commissioner Joe Diorio helps facilitate vaccines at the Kent State Field House on March 30. Diorio said that patients can choose to receive the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, but once they reach 1,200 doses of the Pfizer vaccine it will be for patients ages 16 and 17 only.

A look into the Kent State Field House vaccine center

KentWired Staff March 30, 2021

The Kent State Field House functions as a mass COVID-19 vaccine clinic every Tuesday. This past week was the first Tuesday in which everyone 16 and over in Ohio was eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in...

A description of Phase 2D of vaccine distribution.

COVID-19 vaccination waitlists keep doses from going to waste

Ethan Cohen Reporter March 26, 2021

“Right now it’s so difficult to know when you’re going to get scheduled or if your first appointment might be in Medina or be an hour, an hour and a half away,” said Joan Seidel, Kent city health...

Card given to me to bring back for my second dose.

OPINION: I got my first dose of the Pfizer vaccine

Alexandra Golden Reporter March 26, 2021

Alexandra Golden is a COVID-19 reporter. She got her first Pfizer vaccination this week. This is her experience.I received my first dose of the Pfizer vaccine on March 22.The process of getting an appointment...

COVID-19 vaccines will be available at the Kent State Field House every Tuesday this spring.

Kent State Field House functioning as mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Alexandra Golden Reporter March 17, 2021

Starting March 23, the Kent State Field House will function as a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Tuesday this spring. This clinic is for anyone who lives in Portage County...

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Kent State announced as COVID-19 vaccination site

Molly Heideman Managing Editor March 16, 2021

The Kent State Field House will become a mass vaccination clinic for Portage County, according to an email sent by the university Tuesday.  Vaccinations will take place every Tuesday starting March 23...

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