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.READ MORE: North Fayette Township Rallies Together To Support 4-Year-Old Zoey Bair's Battle With Anaplastic Ependymoma
Firefighters and police officers who serve the City of Jeannette went to clinics in Allegheny County to be vaccinated Sunday afternoon.READ MORE: FEMA Program To Reimburse Families' Funeral Expenses For COVID-19 Related Deaths
City of Jeannette firefighters said they received the vaccine “to help protect ourselves and our community.”MORE NEWS: Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-376 Westbound Shuts Down All Lanes
The Pennsylvania Professional Firefighters Association helped in organizing vaccination efforts, according to the City of Jeannette Fire Department.