LI nurse who received 1st COVID-19 vaccine in US to lead NYC ticker tape parade

A Long Island nurse will be leading a parade honoring first responders Wednesday in New York City.

News 12 Staff

Jul 6, 2021, 11:52 AM

Updated 1,012 days ago

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A Long Island nurse will be leading a parade honoring first responders Wednesday in New York City.
ICU nurse and Port Washington resident Sandra Lindsay was the first person outside of a trial to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.
She and other medical professionals will be honored with a ticker tape parade for their work that has continued throughout the pandemic.
The parade starts at Battery Park in Manhattan at 11 a.m.


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