First Covid-19 vaccine distributed at Rock Island Arsenal
ROCK ISLAND, Illinois (KWQC) - The Rock Island Arsenal took a step towards helping prevent the spread of Covid-19 this morning.
Rock Island Arsenal Health Clinic began distributing and administering Moderna vaccinations to all active-duty, reserve, and National Guard Soldiers, as well as all mission-essential civilian employees and other personnel performing mission-essential functions.
The momentous first vaccine was given to Mark Abdon, an RIA Fire Department fire inspector.
While the vaccines are being distributed on a voluntary basis, prioritized personnel are being highly encouraged to take the vaccine to protect those they are closest with, and to lower the spread of Covid-19.
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