Firefighters and first responders in the Sacramento area are getting the first dose of their COVID-19 vaccine.
Captain Chris Vestal with Sacramento Metro Fire says they are now eligible to get vaccinated. Vestal says first responders are getting the Moderna vaccine from the county's department of public health. The first doses were administered last Friday and will continue through this week. More health care workers are expected to get vaccinated in the coming tiers of Phase 1. Tier 3 will include dental and pharmacy staff.