I got my first-ever vaccine

It took just a little bit of convincing before I decided to get the Covid shot. I was worried that I would be taking it away from an elderly or a health professional, so I was initially reluctant to go. After reassuring people with MPH and PHDs, I booked my appointment via Eventbrite.

There's that part of our culture of listening to our elders. Plus, I can't keep telling people that I am totally about everyone getting shots if I don't do it when the opportunity allows.


So on Jan. 26, I made my way to the University of Guam Field House to get Pfizer. I pre-filled out the CDC form, psyched up, and got ready to go.


A checkpoint with soldiers was up ahead. I presented my CDC form. The Guardsman said, no, we need your online appointment email.


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