Fresno State loans low-temperature freezer to CRMC, holds up to 95,000 COVID-19 vaccines

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FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE / KGPE) – Fresno state will provide a low-temperature freezer to community medical centers capable of holding up to 95,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, officials said on Monday.

The freezer, purchased for use by the Fresno State Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was previously located at the Jordan Agricultural Research Center.

Fresno State and Community Health Centers have reached an agreement to authorize the loan of the equipment, and Community Health Centers recovered the freezer on December 7, transporting it to downtown Fresno where it will be ready for use. be used when vaccines arrive.

“We thank the State of Fresno for its generosity and all of our community partners who have helped us meet the unique challenges of this pandemic,” said Matt Joslin, vice president of community medical centers. “We are grateful for our long-standing relationship with the University and their willingness to work with us to help resolve critical issues in our community. Their efforts will have a significant positive impact on healthcare providers in our region. “

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