(CBSDFW.COM/CNN) — Country music legend Willie Nelson received the COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-through facility in Texas this week, according to a post he shared on Facebook.
“Getting your COVID vaccine is Willie cool!,” said Family Hospital Systems, a locally owned system of freestanding emergency rooms and hospitals in the Austin area, in a Facebook post on Wednesday that included photos of the 87-year-old receiving his shot.READ MORE: North Texas Task Force Recovers 30+ Missing Children During Month-Long Operation
“Get your shot! Take care of yourself and others,” Nelson said, sharing the post.
Nelson is one of the more than 1 million people in Texas who have gotten their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.READ MORE: Fort Worth ISD Partners With Texas Health Resources Offering COVID Vaccine To All Employees
“Thank you Willie Nelson for helping Family Hospital Systems slow the spread of COVID-19!” the hospital said.
Almost 10.6 million people in the United States have been vaccinated.
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