CCX Media: Local First Responders Get First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine


EXCERPT: “For two weeks in January, Minnesota’s largest high school became a makeshift clinic, dedicated to serving those responsible for protecting all of us. ‘We’re receiving the Moderna vaccine through Hennepin Public Health and Hennepin Healthcare,’ said Plymouth Deputy Police Chief Erik Fadden. ‘And over the last couple weeks, we have reached out and coordinated with 43 different police and fire departments within this area.’ Mackenzie Phenow of the Osseo Fire Department is part of that mix. She was one of more than a thousand first responders to receive the first injection of the COVID-19 vaccine at Wayzata High School. ‘We are going into many nursing homes and assisted livings in our community with very vulnerable people who we could be passing this onto,” Phenow said. “So it’s very important to me to be getting this to make sure I’m not spreading it to anybody else.'” FULL STORY: