LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Sgt. Tom "TJ" Jenkins with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is sharing his COVID-19 experience and encouraging everyone to be vaccinated.
One of the more recognizable members of our department recently opened up to us about his personal battle with COVID-19. Take a moment to hear from Sgt. Tom "TJ" Jenkins. We're glad you're feeling better, Sarge.— LVMPD (@LVMPD) July 23, 2021
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Jenkins says he initially thought he had the flu and he didn't take wearing a mask seriously before getting sick.
All that changed when he was diagnosed on June 24.