The first responders traveled to Allegheny County to be vaccinated.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

JEANNETTE/ALLEGHENY COUNTY (KDKA) — A group of first responders in Westmoreland County received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Firefighters and police officers who serve the City of Jeannette went to clinics in Allegheny County to be vaccinated Sunday afternoon.

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City of Jeannette firefighters said they received the vaccine “to help protect ourselves and our community.”

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The Pennsylvania Professional Firefighters Association helped in organizing vaccination efforts, according to the City of Jeannette Fire Department.