Sumary of Rep. Dusty Johnson gets COVID shot, promotes vaccination:
- Dusty Johnson received a shot for the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota as part of an effort to promote widespread vaccinations in order to extinguish the pandemic..
- South Dakota opened vaccine eligibility to anyone 16 and older Monday, and it has recorded one of the nation highest rates of people fully vaccinated..
- But the congressman noted that as a man in his 40s, he represented a demographic that has been hesitant to get a vaccine..
- Although Johnson had an opportunity to get the vaccine when members of Congress received early access, he decided to wait until it was widely available….