Utahns Age 50+ Eligible For Shots While ‘Vaccine Chasers’ Continue To Wait

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LEHI, Utah – Utahns age 50 and older are now eligible to make an appointment to get a COVID-19 vaccine, while “vaccine chasers” continue to wait for their shot to get the shot.

“I thought maybe I’d come by,” said Dustin Bunderson, inside the Megaplex Theater in Lehi. It’s one of five theater locations that doubles as a vaccine site for Nomi Health.

“My wife said she saw something on Facebook or something that said you could come get a vaccine if there’s anything leftover,” he said.

Bunderson’s wife is a nurse and has already received the vaccine. They have a trip planned in April and he wanted to be sure COVID-19 doesn’t get in the way of it. That is why Thursday’s trip to the movies was not about the popcorn, but about chasing a shot he wasn’t yet eligible to get.

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