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Vaccination clinic opens at Clackamas Town Center

It's now the largest vaccination clinic in Clackamas County.

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore. — Clackamas Town Center is now the largest vaccination clinic in Clackamas County. It opened Friday morning and continues Saturday. Clackamas County spokesperson Kimberly Dinwiddie said there are several clinics throughout the county and there's a lot of volunteers.

"The Clackamas Fire District will help administer the vaccine," Dinwiddie said. "We have fire districts throughout the county and neighboring counties helping us."

There are 3,500 appointments available at Clackamas Town Center for Friday and Saturday. Paramedic Amy Jo Cook is one of the many volunteers.

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"There's a lot of parts to the vaccine administration," Cook said. "You have to greet people, make sure they're eligible, give them information, then give them their shot. You also have to watch them for 15 minutes."

These appointments are only for Clackamas County residents. Visit the county website to book an appointment.

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