Stitt gets vaccinated as Oklahoma expands eligibility
March 28, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt received a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday as state health officials opened vaccine eligibility to everyone in the state over age 16.
Stitt, a Republican who in July became the first U.S. governor to announce testing positive for COVID-19, received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said he hopes that receiving his shot publicly will encourage Oklahomans who may be hesitant to get vaccinated.
"I wanted to wait until our most vulnerable had the choice, but now that we're in Phase Four I'm going to lead by example and I'm going to do it,"...