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First off let me explain something very important...in no way is this any sort of political statement. Through the beauty of social media, I have seen people instantly get attacked or take great offense to the vaccine because of political views. Are you blue, are you red? Do you think politicians have secretly implanted a tracking device in me along with the shot? Whatever your political views on the COVID-19 vaccine, hey good for you! But this is my story about getting the shot and it doesn't involve ANY politics.

Back on March 18th I went to the website WCHD and typed in my information. On Monday the 22nd, I received an e-mail telling me that my appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, has been scheduled. Today I received my first vaccine shot, for you.

I received my first COVID-19 vaccine today, for you. I received my vaccine for my 83 year old father, who I love spending time with. I received my vaccine for my great nephew down in Missouri that was born last year, that I haven't met yet. I received my vaccine for my two boys that workout with me daily and keep me motivated. I received my vaccine for my future in-laws that had a rollercoaster of a 2020, medically. I received my vaccine for the people I work with and see five days a week. I received my vaccine for two young girls that I now get to see quite a lot, and I love dearly. I received my vaccine for you the 96.7 The Eagle listener that hopefully I'll get to interact with again, soon. I received my vaccine for the beautiful woman I get to wake up next to daily. I received my vaccine today, for you.

LOOK: Answers to 30 common COVID-19 vaccine questions

While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.


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