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Hartford fire, police chiefs receive COVID-19 vaccine; officials highlight importance of getting vaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that Connecticut will receive $205,212,155 for testing and tracing

HARTFORD, Conn — Hartford Fire Chief Reginald D. Freeman and Hartford Police Chief Jason Thody receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine this morning. 

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy will also be at St. Francis Hospital's COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic, discussing the safety of the vaccine and its importance.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that Connecticut will receive $205,212,155 for testing and tracing, and initial distribution of $32,215,409 for vaccination efforts.