Pharmacist drives through winter storm to get COVID-19 vaccines to local couple, homebound daughter

Pharmacist drives through winter storm to get COVID-19 vaccines to local couple, homebound daughter
A pharmacist drove 20 miles through a winter storm last week to get COVID-19 vaccines to a couple and their homebound daughter in Donegal Township. (Paula Blevins/TribLIVE/Paula Blevins/TribLIVE)

DONEGAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A pharmacist drove 20 miles through a winter storm last week to get COVID-19 vaccines to a couple and their homebound daughter in Donegal Township, Channel 11′s news exchange partners at TribLIVE reported.

Ed Christofano traveled on snow-covered roads through the Allegheny Mountains to make it to the couple, both of whom are over the age of 65, and their 34-year-old daughter, who is at extreme risk of dying from the virus, TribLIVE reported.

Christofano, owner of Hayden’s Pharmacy, had three doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in a cooler. They were left over from a vaccine clinic in Youngwood, and they were about to expire, according to TribLIVE.

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Amanda Blevins, the daughter of the couple, was born with multiple congenital abnormalities, TribLIVE reported. She is immobile, except for head movements, and nonverbal. She is also on a ventilator.

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