First responders vaccinated

SCWEMS members receive first dose of COVID vaccine


January 13, 2021

Mike Armstrong

SCWEMS Director Melissa Sikes got vaccinated on January 6 with other frontline workers in Carbon County.

On January 6, vaccination against the coronavirus COVID-19 started for first responders in Carbon County.

Melissa Sikes, Director of South Central Wyoming Emergency Medical Services (SCWEMS), received her inoculation. She is happy vaccinations are happening because she is hopeful it will alleviate the spread of the disease.

"The vaccinations will help flatten the curve a lot," Sikes said. "The Moderna vaccine that Carbon County got is 95 percent effective at preventing the virus completely and 100 percent effective in preventing a person from getting the virus at a critical level. So you mi...

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