It has been a difficult year for health care workers, so it provided a rare moment when Boston Medical Center received its first consignment of the coronovirus vaccine.
At BMC celebrated the delivery by wearing staff masks, face shields and medical gowns, dancing on the pavement of Lijio’s “Good as Hell”, the energetic and uplifting anthem that became a hit film in pre-pandemic days.
A clip of the staff dancing on Twitter was shared by BMC President Kate Walsh from the center New TikTok Account.
“Why I Love My Job [at Boston Medical Center]! “Walsh wrote.
Why i like my job@The_BMC! Teams of people working safely and equitably distribute vaccines to their front-line colleagues who celebrate the arrival of vaccines by their friends! A great day, a great place. 4 pic.twitter.com/XfrIthFIY5
– Kate Walsh (@KateWalshCEO) 14 December 2020
Boston Medical Center received 1,950 doses of the Pfizer-BioNotech vaccine on Monday and began plans to give shots to employees from Wednesday. By the end of the week a thousand employees are ready to take shots, and other area hospitals are expecting shipments to arrive on Tuesday.
Front-line health care workers directly treating COVID-19 will be a top priority in taking shots during Phase 1 of the Massachusetts rollout. Other health care workers may receive the vaccine later in Phase 1.
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