CHICAGO (CBS)– Residents at Belmont Village Oak Park Senior Living have received their first dose of the COIVD-19 vaccine.
Staffers say the mood at Belmont felt like Christmas.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: When Will You Get Your First Check?
Sonya, at 104 years old, is their oldest resident and has already lived through one pandemic.READ MORE: Woman Found Safe In Peoria After Being Kidnapped In Peru, Illinois; Suspect Bobby A. Cross Remains At Large
She was ready Wednesday and in line to be the first to get the vaccine. Her grandsons told the staff they are so excited that they may actually get to see her soon.
In total, 71 residents are now vaccinated, along with 121 staff members.MORE NEWS: Chicago Bears Sticking With Andy Dalton As Starter Over Justin Fields, Matt Nagy Says
The Belmont Village’s Carol Stream location got vaccinations on Monday. They had no issues, only a few sore arms.