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COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives at Assisted Living Facility in La Porte

(La Porte, IN) - COVID-19 vaccinations is beginning to make its way to the most at risk populations in the La Porte area.  Next week, the vaccine is scheduled to be given to residents and workers at Brentwood Assisted Living at 2002 Andrew Avenue in La Porte.


Pharmacy chains are partnering with Brentwood Assisted Living in administering the vaccines on Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  “Our partnership with CVS, Walgreens and key pharmacies is a crucial preventative tool to include in our infection control protocols,” said Kacy Kang, President and Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Senior Living, the parent company of the La Porte residential facility. 


“We are thrilled for our residents and employees to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine in the first tier group,” said Kevin Carlin, Principal and Chief Sales Officer of Meridian Senior Living.  “We look forward to seeing the expressions of relief on the faces of the residents and staff as vaccinations are administered,” he said.


Meridian Senior Living based in Bethesda, Maryland owns and operates senior housing communities across the U.S. and provide operational consulting to 24 communities in China, according to company officials.

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