January 19, 2021
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Dear FireRescue1 Member,
We asked and you answered – in force!
Do you plan to get a COVID-19 vaccine?
Here’s the breakdown of the 1,300+ votes:
62% said yes:
50% already got it or will get it under any circumstances, 11% only on their own terms, and 1% because department mandates it.
29% said no, under no circumstances.
Others were unsure.
The debate was strong on Facebook.
See what other members of the FireRescue1 community are saying
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Stay safe and healthy.
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