FOX4: COVID unit nurse among first to get vaccine at Saint Luke's

Hundreds of front-line workers were among the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine at Saint Luke's on Thursday.

Carrie Willis, nurse manager of the COVID unit at Saint Luke's East Hospital, was one of the first, breathing a sigh of relief for what she said feels like the light at the end of a long tunnel.

FOX4 talked to Willis about the momentous occasion. Watch the full story below.

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