Two women reportedly dressed up as grannies to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida, where anyone 65 years old or older is eligible to get the shots. And it might have worked.
The two women, 34 and 44, went to the Orange County vaccination site on Wednesday wearing bonnets, gloves and glasses to disguise their age. Dr. Raul Pino of the county’s Department of Health said the pair was caught as they tried to get their second shot, according to the Miami Herald.
“We realized that a couple of young ladies came dressed up as grannies to get vaccinated for the second time,” Pino said at a press briefing Thursday.
“I don’t know how they escaped the first time but they came [to get] vaccinated,” he said, as noted by Click Orlando. “It’s kind of hilarious to a sense, but it’s also disappointing because they are taking the place that someone else could, in much higher need, could have had that