KDDD News 3-4-21

Yesterday was the first of three days of second doses of the Covid 19 Pfizer vaccine to all those who received a first dose during the mass clinics put on earlier in February. vaccine, again taking place at the Moore County Community Building in Dumas.

The Moore County Hospital District (MCHD) is now receiving small batches of the Moderna vaccine from the State of Texas to be administered as a first dose to qualifying patients at district physician clinics.

The second dose clinics will take place from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm again today, and Saturday. There have been no severe reactions among the people receiving vaccinations in Moore County. Reactions have been limited to a sore arm and, in a few cases, low fever lasting a day or two.

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Channel 4 in Amarillo reported that a Department of Defense Inspector General report says U.S. Congressman Ronny Jackson, of Amarillo, engaged in “inappropriate conduct” when he served as the top White House Physician. Jackson says the claims are untrue.

The 37-page Inspector General report released Wednesday concluded “RDML Jackson’s overall course of conduct toward subordinates disparaged, belittled, bullied, and humiliated them. The report says other allegations were unproven.

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The City of Dumas and Amarillo College are having discussions concerning what is being called tract 2. Tract 2 is a vacant piece of land near the AC Campus on 1st Street. The tract, as well as another is part of a lease from the city to the college. The Moore County News Press reports that the city commission discussed other possible development on tract 2, similar to other offices and buildings on First Street.