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After suffering a medical incident at a pharmacy in Tākaka, one person was treated at the Golden Bay Community Health Center.
A patient was taken to Golden Bay Community Health Center in stable condition after a medical event at a pharmacy in Tākaka.
Nelson Marlborough Health communications director Stephanie Gray said a vaccination clinic was operating in the pharmacy at the time, but the medical event had not yet been determined to be an adverse reaction to the vaccination .
The person was transferred to Golden Bay Health Center in stable condition. The person was treated there and released later that day, Gray said.
Nelson Marlborough District Health Council Critical Vaccine Program Director Tim Casey said a total of 2,383 people were vaccinated in the Nelson area for Super Saturday.
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“By all reports it was a great day across the district. “
* An earlier version of this story indicated that the patient had suffered an adverse reaction to the Covid-19 vaccination, but the board of health has since revised this information after a doctor said it was a medical event and it has not yet been determined what caused it. .