JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.
He received the first dose during a 1 p.m. virtual briefing with the media.
After receiving the dose, he then shared a picture of his right shoulder where the shot was administered.
State Epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers was also administered the vaccine.
First 5 vaccinated for COVID in MS. Leandro Mena MD, Sonja Fuqua RN PhD, me, Dr Byers and Jim Craig pic.twitter.com/QEDmIFRLA4
— thomas dobbs (@TCBPubHealth) December 14, 2020