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Vermont Has Paused Johnson & Johnson Clinics. Here's What You Need To Know

A sign with a yellow plastic frame reads COVID-19 testing on a sidewalk outside of the Burlington City Arts building in late March.
Abagael Giles
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Our weekly health update takes an in-depth look at Vermonts decision to pause Johnson & Johnson clinics through the end of the week. Shown here, a COVID-19 testing site on Pine Street in Burlington in late March.

In accordance with recommendations from the CDC and FDA, the Scott administration has ordered a pause on Johnson & Johnson clinics through the end of the week. This hour, we take an in-depth look at both the reasons for and impacts of this decision, and we answer your questions. Our guests are:

  • Dr. Beth Kirkpatrick, infectious disease specialist with the University of Vermont Medical Center and director of UVM's Vaccine Testing Center
  • Tracy Dolan, deputy commissioner for the Vermont Department of Health

Broadcast live on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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Bob Kinzel has been covering the Vermont Statehouse since 1981 — longer than any continuously serving member of the Legislature. With his wealth of institutional knowledge, he answers your questions on our series, "Ask Bob."
Lydia worked for Vermont Public Radio and Vermont PBS from 2019 until 2022.
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