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Wegmans joins others cancelling Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine appointments

Following the lead of state and federal health officials Wegmans has cancelled all Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine appointments.

There were concerns about dangerous blood clots, which were reported in six people- out of the 6.7 million doses that had been injected to date.


Wegmans issued the following statement:

“Following the recommendations of the CDC and FDA, Wegmans has canceled all Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments, including those scheduled for today’s clinic at the Wegmans Conference Center. We will pause use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine while the CDC and FDA further investigate the issue.”

Health officials said the risk is low and that the whole move was done out of an abundance of caution.

It’s possible that the vaccine will be resumed later this week or next.



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