The first person to receive the COVID vaccine in Newfoundland and Labrador is a registered nurse.

Ellen Foley-Vick received the very first vaccine at MUN’s School of Medicine with Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald administering the shot.

Dr. Jatin Morkar, also on the front lines, received the second vaccine.

Meanwhile, the first person to get the COVID vaccine in Nova Scotia…was a Newfoundlander.

Danielle Sheaves, a registered nurse received that province’s first vaccine this morning.

Sheaves is a frontline worker with the Halifax Infirmary.

Read the article on VOCM here.