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caption: Registered nurse Cecilia Venzon applies a bandaid to Brooke Spearmon's shoulder after administering a Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at the new civilian-led mass vaccination site at Lumen Field Event Center in Seattle.
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Registered nurse Cecilia Venzon applies a bandaid to Brooke Spearmon's shoulder after administering a Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at the new civilian-led mass vaccination site at Lumen Field Event Center in Seattle.
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Should you feel guilty about getting vaccinated?

So you got a Covid vaccine, and your elderly neighbor is still stuck waiting. How do you assuage the guilt? Should you feel guilty at all? Speaking of vaccines - Kittitas county made national headlines in January for not wasting a single dose of vaccine. How'd the manage that? Plus a check in on what's happening in the state legislature.

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Should you feel guilty about getting the vaccine first?

We've all been waiting for protection from Covid, and now it's here. More people are getting vaccinated every day. But it comes with guilt and concern about who gets vaccinated first. Eve Andrews, author of the Grist column 'Ask Umbra', shares her thoughts on vaccine guilt.

How one Washington county has managed not to waste a single dose of the Covid vaccine

Kittitas County made national headlines in January for not wasting a single dose of the Covid vaccine. Bill Radke spoke to Kittitas County Deputy Fire Chief Rick Elliot, Public Health Department Special Programs Coordinator Kasey Knutson, Vaccine Coordinator Kathryn Brunner, and Infection Control Nurse Julie Peterson about how they did it.

What's happening in the Washington legislature

Rent relief, a capital gains tax, police reform bills - there's plenty being discussed in Olympia right now. Bill Radke catches up with KUOW Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins to get the latest on what's happening in the legislature.