For Immediate Release

December 17, 2020                                                                                        Contact: Denise Bouillerce

(925) 373-4020

[email protected]



COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare

Vaccination of Frontline Health Care Workers to Begin Friday, December 18; Digital Media Kit Available


What:  Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare received its first shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine today and will begin vaccinating high-risk, frontline health care workers beginning tomorrow, December 18th.

When: TODAY, Thursday, December 17, 2020 – Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrival on Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare campus (Still photography available)

Friday, December 18, 2020 – First Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare health care workers vaccinated (B roll and still photography will be available)

Time:  Vaccinations for high-risk, frontline healthcare workers are scheduled to begin on Friday, December 18.

Important:   Due to COVID-19 restrictions and the surge in cases, media will not be allowed on Stanford Medicine campuses or inside the hospital. Our digital media package is available here. The digital media package includes B roll and photos available for download; quotes from Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare leadership and medical staff; frequently asked questions; and other resources about the vaccine allocation at Stanford Health Care.

About Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare

Stanford Health Care seeks to heal humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time, through its commitment to care, education and discovery. Stanford Health Care delivers clinical innovation across its inpatient services, specialty health centers, physician offices, virtual care offerings and health plan programs. Stanford Health Care is part of Stanford Medicine, a leading academic health system that includes the Stanford School of Medicine and Stanford Children’s Health, and Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare. Stanford Medicine is renowned for breakthroughs in treating cancer, heart disease, brain disorders, and surgical and medical conditions. Learn more at


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