New Bedford first responders receive first dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) – First responders in New Bedford received their first dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.

The New Bedford Health Department held a clinic, where 40 first responders were vaccinated. Those vaccinated included members of New Bedford’s EMS, Police Department, Fire Department, and public health nurses.

First responder vaccinations began on Monday in Massachusetts.  The City said hundreds more are set to be vaccinated in the next coming weeks.

The Moderna vaccine requires a second and final dose 28 days after the first dose.

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