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Gov. Cooper Visits Duke Health

Cooper thanks frontline medical workers as they receive their vaccinations

Governor Roy Cooper watches as a Duke Health employee receives their vaccination

Governor Roy Cooper looks on as a COVID-19 vaccine is administered to a Duke Health employee at the Duke University School of Medicine

Gov. Cooper is greeted by Faye Williams who takes his temperature at the door to the hospital

On Monday, Governor Roy Cooper visited the Duke University School of Medicine to tour the COVID-19 vaccination area. He was greeted at the door by Faye Williams, a retired VA nurse and now visitor screener at Duke, who was the first person in the Triangle to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

Governor Cooper makes his way downstairs on his tour of the vaccination area

Cooper greeted and thanked many Duke Health employees as he made his way through the School of Medicine to the vaccination area.

Governor Cooper and Dr. Cohen visit the room when the vaccinations are being prepared

Cooper along with Dr. Mandy Cohen, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, looked in on the room where Duke Health employees are preparing doses of the vaccination.

Governor Cooper talking to frontline healthcare workers about to get their vaccination

He then visited the distribution site where he stopped to greet and thank the frontline health workers at Duke as they were about to receive their vaccinations.

Governor Cooper gesturing while speaking with people inside the hospital

Governor Cooper spoke with a number of employees about the Coronavirus pandemic and the COVID-19 vaccine in North Carolina.