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Nevada governor receives COVID vaccine alongside frontline grocery store workers

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Posted at 9:04 AM, Mar 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-11 16:44:03-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV)  — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak received a COVID-19 vaccine at a local Albertsons Thursday afternoon alongside frontline grocery store workers.

The governor was immunized with frontline workers, who are eligible under the “end-to-end essential goods supply chain” category within the “frontline/essential workforce" prioritization lane, according to the governor's office.

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Gov. Sisolak was joined by leadership from United Food and Commercial Workers (U.F.C.W.) Local 711.

A livestream of the governor receiving his COVID vaccine can be viewed below:

The governor is eligible for the COVID vaccine both due to his age and his occupation, according to the Nevada COVID-19 Vaccine Playbook.