MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid announced Monday evening that he has finally gotten vaccinated against COVID-19.
“I have to admit that I was extremely hesitant to get vaccinated,” he wrote on Twitter.READ MORE: 'Crash Could Have Been Prevented,' Father Who Lost Daughter To Driver Who Ran Red Light
But his change of heart came “after attending the funerals of some human beings that I respected.”
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and much prayer I decided today was the day. Yes, getting vaccinated is 100% a personal choice but I had to share my story with you all. Even if I'm able to possibly save 1 life, it was definitely necessary to post. (2/2)READ MORE: FDA Advisers Endorse Pfizer Booster Shots For Elderly And High-Risk Americans
— Manny Cid (@MayorMannyCid) July 27, 2021
And while Cid, a Republican, added that “getting vaccinated is 100% a personal choice,” he believed sharing the news was important if it meant saving even one life.