Shawnee County health officials join pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine


TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Shawnee County will join in a recommended pause on using the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the Shawnee County Health Department announced Tuesday.

The health department said it has requested all of its area partners helping with giving shots to put all of the local supplies of Johnson & Johnson vaccine into storage. Health officials confirmed there have not been any severe reactions to the one-shot vaccine in Shawnee County.

All of the mobile vaccine clinics will continue as planned and offer the Moderna vaccine instead, according to SCHD.

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