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Texas hospital gives its 1st COVID-19 vaccine to worker who cleans emergency room

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Posted at 12:03 PM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 13:03:45-05

DALLAS, TX — A hospital in Texas gave its first COVID-19 vaccine Monday morning to an environmental services worker who cleans the emergency room.

Methodist Dallas Medical Center is one of four Texas hospitals receiving vaccine shipments Monday.

The initial shipment will allow the hospital to give the first dose of the two-part vaccine to 5,000 of its front-line employees.