March 30 - Bipartisan Shots Against the COVID-19 Virus
In a bipartisan fight against the COVID-19 virus DFL Gov. Tim Walz, right, and former Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty, left, simultaneously received the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the Vikings Training Center in Eagan. This was the first day all Minnesotans aged 16 and older could receive a vaccination. Minnesota has reported a record number of vaccinations of more than 44.000 per day, an all-time high. One million Minnesotans have completed the vaccination process and the two governors are encouraging everyone to get vaccinated to end this pandemic.
DFL Gov. Walz and former Republican Gov. Pawlenty roll up their sleeves to be vaccinated.
DFL Gov. Walz laughs after former Republican Gov. Pawlenty joked that he thought he was doing this so Walz would reduce his budget request this session.
DFL Gov. Walz and former Republican Gov. Pawlenty are vaccinated with the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine by Homeland Health nurse KaLee Medina, left, and right, president of the Black Nurses Rock Twin Cities Chapter nurse Kelly V. Robinson.
DFL Gov. Walz and former Republican Gov, Pawlenty congratulate each other after being vaccinated.
Former Republican Gov. Pawlenty slaps a “ I Got My Shot” sticker on DFL Gov. Walz after the pair were vaccinated.