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April 13, 2021 4:28 PM

Sonoma County statement on Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause

On behalf of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services, the County of Sonoma issued the following statement today from Dr. Urmila Shende, the County’s Vaccine chief, concerning the FDA’s recommendation to “pause” the administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine:

“At the recommendation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the CDC and the California Department of Public Health, Sonoma County has paused further allocation and use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine while its safety is reviewed by federal authorities.

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