Chancellor Malatras Statement on the Start of Vaccinations at SUNY Potsdam

January 18, 2021

"From the start, SUNY Potsdam has been all in helping New York battle COVID-19 from producing face shields from its 3D printers, to supplying much needed personal protective equipment, to providing living space to individuals on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 last spring, and now to serving as a vaccination site. My thanks to President Esterberg and her team for their ongoing partnership with the community to help one another during these unprecedented times."

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