Austin Police Affiliation hosts COVID-19 vaccine, testing occasion for officers

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Affiliation held a COVID-19 vaccine and testing occasion Saturday for its officers and the group.

That is after two officers from the Austin Police Division died resulting from COVID-19 and the division introduced modifications to scale back officer contact with the general public.

Austin Police Affiliation President Ken Casaday stated officers and their households had been inspired to attend the occasion, whereas additionally they opened it as much as the group.

“I went to a funeral yesterday with one in all our officers who handed away from COVID-19 and one other one subsequent week, so that is severe,” stated Casaday.

He added that he hopes the occasion will assist contribute to slowing the unfold of the virus throughout the town.

The clinic will proceed on Sunday on the affiliation’s headquarters at 5817 Wilcab Highway.

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