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COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Update

If you are interested in participating in COVID-19 vaccine trials with Tryon Medical Partners, please call our research partner Javara: 704-586-9386.

If you have already registered and have not heard back, please be patient! Participant selection is a process and can take time. Thanks for your support.


A Message From Tryon Medical Partners CEO Dr. Dale Owen:

Friends, it has been five months since Tryon Medical Partners sent its first email to you, detailing our plans to help keep you safe and healthy in the face of coronavirus. Since then, our daily lives have been turned upside down, and it can seem like there is no end in sight.

While COVID-19 continues to be mysterious and overwhelming, we have learned much about the virus in a relatively short amount of time. Testing and diagnostics improve by the day, and now our practice is playing an important role in developing a vaccine that could potentially save many, many lives.

Tryon Medical Partners was one of 88 locations across the U.S. selected to participate in the Phase 3 trial of a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by the company Moderna. Thousands of you have volunteered to enroll in the study led by our partners at Javara Research. We simply cannot thank you enough.

I can’t imagine going through COVID-19 as part of any other practice. We built Tryon Medical Partners to fight for the best healthcare for our community. What this experience has taught me is that you, our valued patients, are right there, standing with us on the frontline of this fight.

It is important that you stay hopeful. Progress is happening. In the meantime, do your part: wear your masks, practice social distancing, wash your hands and stay healthy.

We will all get through this together.