By Anica Padilla

DENVER (CBS4) — Denver Sheriff Elias Diggins got his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. The sheriff encouraged everyone to do the same, when it is available.

(credit: Denver Sheriff)

“It’s important that we all get vaccinated to fight the virus together,” Sheriff Diggins said.

Diggins took over as sheriff earlier this year.

Anica Padilla