VIDEO: Bryan Health frontline workers talk about getting the vaccine
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Monday marks a historic milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic, as the first Nebraska healthcare workers receive the Pfizer vaccine.
After receiving the first shipment of the vaccine Monday morning, shots were already being given by that afternoon.
Bryan Health received 975 doses and vaccinated over 400 employees by 4 p.m. They are already expecting another shipment on Tuesday, which they will use to vaccinate more employees that work closely with COVID-19 patients.
After months of heightened pressure and long hours, it was an emotional experience for many healthcare workers as it signals an end to the exhaustion.
Hear from those who received the vaccine first-hand, watch the videos above!