South University nursing students to assist Central Texas COVID-19 vaccine distributions

South University staff and students are helping to administer the first 3,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine locally. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)
South University staff and students are helping to administer the first 3,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine locally. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)

South University staff and students are helping to administer the first 3,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine locally. (Courtesy Baylor College of Medicine)

Round Rock-based South University announced Jan. 20 university staff and students are helping to administer the first 3,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine locally.

South University's nursing program director, Dr. Marlene Meador, and Jennifer Patton from Family Emergency Room have collaborated to support the vaccine rollout, according to the news release.


“We are excited to support this next phase of vaccinations in order to help protect even more of our community," South University President Jeff Musgrove said in the release. "We recognize the urgent need to get vaccines to our community members, so we are working with our staff and with community partners to safely and efficiently ramp up our vaccination efforts.”


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