The Portland Trail Blazers have confirmed that 12 players received their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
According to RealGM, the vaccines became available via an excess supply from the Confederated Tribes of Grand Rond.
“Our organization and players encourage everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine,” wrote the Blazers in a team statement.
“As vaccination efforts continue to ramp up, we will continue to use our platform via public service announcements (PSA) and other messaging to raise awareness on the safety, efficacy and importance of vaccination so our state and communities can come out of this awful pandemic as soon as possible.”
Great step for the team and the league, who will most likely see more and more teams being vaccinated in the near future.
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