Austin Frontliners' Received First Dose of COVID-19's Vaccine
Covid Vaccine truly gives us a glimmer of hope as it will help us get back to our
normal lives in a matter of time.
On or about 10 AM on December 15, 2020, the first vaccinations in Austin,
happened at the UT Health Austin. The first to receive the vaccines were staff and
clinicians. These first doses were part of the 19,500 doses distributed by the
the Texas Department of Health.
Three other sites also get the Vaccines on the said date. And ten more hospitals
and medical centers will be receiving in the coming weeks.
Officials said, that the public most likely will get the vaccine by Spring of 2021.
Dr. John Hellerstedt, DSHS Commissioner said, “Seeing the first doses of vaccine
arrive in Texas is an important milestone signaling that a return to our way of life
is within sight. We cannot stop short of the finish line. This hope should lift our
spirits and strengthen our resolve to do what must be done to end the