Two Florida women decided to dress up as “grannies” so they could snag a COVID-19 vaccine, according to WKMG-TV.

What happened

Dr. Raul Pino, the director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, Florida, told WKMG-TV that two young women decided to dress up with “bonnets, the gloves, the glasses — the whole thing” in an attempt to receive the coronavirus vaccine.

  • Pino said workers at Orange County Convention Center noticed the women “looked funny.” So they decided to stop the women before they could get their vaccine.
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Interestingly, Pino said the young women were coming for their second doses after they already secured a first dose, according to the New York Post. He said he was unsure how the women got their first doses.

  • “I don’t know how they escaped for the first time,” he said.
  • The women were 44 and 34 years old, per WWL-TV.
  • The women were eventually turned over to the police, per The Guardian.

Bigger picture

Florida — like Utah — is giving people 65 years old and older vaccine doses right now, along with health care workers, according to the New York Post.