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News | Dec. 6, 2021

BAMC COVID-19 Vaccine Site closes after nearly a year of operations

By Lori Newman

The Brooke Army Medical Center COVID-19 Vaccination Site on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston closed Dec. 3 after nearly a year of operations.

The site, which opened in February, was a joint effort to vaccinate up to 2,000 personnel and military beneficiaries per day in a safe environment. During the height of operations, more than 100 personnel worked at the vaccine site.

“Standing up and providing mass vaccinations has been a monumental team effort, supported not only by BAMC personnel across the organization, but by many tenant units across the installation,” said Army Col. (Dr.) Duncan Gillies, BAMC deputy chief of Preventive Medicine and officer in charge of the vaccination site.

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