A failed freezer forced an overnight shot to release more than 1,600 doses of the coronavirus vaccine
“We were literally like … Who can bring people here? People started texting and calling and we just counted down, ”said Kevin Brooks, Swedish chief operating officer who coordinated everything at their Seattle University clinic. “Thirty-seven. Thirty-five. Thirty-three … People came and ran down the hall. “
In the last few shots, staff and volunteers ran out onto the street on a cold night and at one point pushed someone through the window of a car, Brooks said. An elderly woman in flip flops was photographed She rolled up her sleeve on the sidewalk when the clock ran out.
It was a family History: With vials leaking, health care workers are handing out doses of vaccine at full speed, sometimes to anyone they can find. These spontaneous …