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County's 'well-oiled' COVID vaccination clinic innoculates thousands per day

The parking lot at the Linn County Fair and Expo Center in Albany is nearly full of vehicles in mid-afternoon on a day midway through the week.

It's a coronavirus vaccination day and the county's Mass Vaccination Clinic is in full operation.

It's a tightly controlled scenario, with county Search and Rescue teens in uniform manning a checkpoint in the only driveway allowing entry to the grounds.

A stream of mostly white-haired individuals walk to the exhibit hall, where volunteers at tables await them. Inside, more volunteers check paperwork, direct visitors and administer injections of c...