Meet Sandra Lindsay, a nurse in New York City who was the first person in America to get the COVID-19 vaccine

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Dec 15, 2020 · 6 min read

Lindsay, who volunteered to be first in line at her hospital, said vaccines signify “the beginning of the end of a very dark time for us.”

Sandra Lindsay became the first person in the US outside of trials to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse in Queens, New York City, became the first person in the US outside of trials to receive a COVID-19 vaccine on December 14. Photo: Northwell Health

By Allana Akhtar

Sandra Lindsay knew the minute she heard about COVID-19 vaccines that she wanted to be first in…