Chesterfield firefighters train to administer Covid-19 vaccines

Firefighters from Chesterfield Fire Station have been training this week to become vaccination volunteers and administer immunisation jabs against Covid-19 to the public.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 1:56 pm
Updated Friday, 26th March 2021, 2:03 pm

In a social media post, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said emergency workers had been working alongside St John Ambulance staff for the last two days to become certified vaccination volunteers.

This would enable firefighters to administer the vaccine to those who are eligible.

One social media user replied: “Love this. Thank you for all of your enthusiasm and energy to get this going.”

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Firefighters from Chesterfield Community Fire Station are training to become vaccination volunteers. Credit: Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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Firefighters will soon be helping administer the vaccine. Credit: Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Chesterfield Community Fire Station. Credit: Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Emergency workers have been training with St John Ambulance. Credit: Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.