AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Police branch tested that all APD employees can begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday.
The vaccinations for APD are being coordinated through the Austin Public protection health core, which offers other vaccinations for Austin’s public defense employees, KXAN pronounced.
Officer Marcus Davis, who spoke with KXAN as a consultant of the branch’s public information office, pointed out the determination for APD officers to get the vaccine wasn’t made via APD. He stated the department could be receiving Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday.
Davis mentioned that Austin Public health will be administering the vaccine for APD. KXAN has reached out to APH for remark. Davis become no longer bound if the vaccines will go to simplest APD officers or to civilian employees, as well.
Austin Police affiliation President Ken Casaday informed KXAN he had got an electronic mail this weekend from the department explaining that APD will start receiving Moderna’s vaccine on Monday.
Casaday observed the department had advised him there is adequate of the vaccine that all and sundry in APD will also be vaccinated if they are looking to take it, although it no longer obligatory.