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Vt. National Guard members get COVID vaccine

Staff Sgt. Yolande Allen receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine from Douglas Sutton during a...
Staff Sgt. Yolande Allen receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine from Douglas Sutton during a vaccine rollout at Camp Johnson, Vermont, Jan. 4, 2021. The Vermont National Guard received 200 doses of the Moderna vaccine in late December. Allen is a performer with the 40th Army Band who specializes in flute, tenor saxophone, and vocals. Sutton is a registered nurse with the University of Vermont Medical Center.(Courtesy: Donald Branum/U.S. Army National Guard)
Published: Jan. 6, 2021 at 3:07 PM EST
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COLCHESTER, Vt. (WCAX) - The Vermont National Guard rolled out its first 60 doses of the COVID vaccine to soldiers and airmen on Monday.

The Guard is administering more shots this week.

The shots are going to Guard members who are part of upcoming mobilizations and those whose jobs put them at higher risk of exposure to COVID-19.

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