I got my first shot of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in Waterbury this morning. I took photos all the way through my journey to show you what you're in for and to give you a couple of helpful tips should you choose to be vaccinated.

I became age-eligible by Connecticut's standards only a couple of weeks ago. I registered for the vaccine through the CDC's VAMS website (Vaccine Administration Management System) and initially got an appointment in Shelton, CT in June. I booked the June appointment and I found that every day after that, more appointments opened up almost hourly and much closer to home.

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On my 4th day of trying, a whole bunch opened up at Post University's Waterbury Hospital mass vaccination site and I managed to book appointments for both my wife and I for this morning, March 29, 2021, at 8AM. I took photos of what happens next.

Every Step of Getting Vaccinated in Waterbury

I really didn't feel the shot, I just felt a slight burn when the vaccine was injected, Mrs. Large had the same experience. As of now, which is 6 hours after I've received my first dose, I feel absolutely fine. They advise you as you're waiting in the parking lot post-shot to take some Tylenol in case you feel any side-effects. I'll update this article if anything changes.

Danbury Bennigan's Building Gets Torn Down

Bennigan's Restaurant has been closed for many years in Danbury, Connecticut but the building has remained empty. Hat City residents have had to stare at the eyesore for far too long in a prominent location at 106 Federal Road. Today, (3/23/21) the building was taken down and I-95 was there to witness it and captures these exclusive images.