Truck drivers like Michelle Kitchin have logged thousands of miles during the pandemic to deliver food, household goods and critical medical supplies, including the Covid-19 vaccine.
Ms. Kitchin, who hauls office furniture and produce for a midsize trucking company in Byron Center, Mich., hasn’t yet been able to get the shot herself.
“I would love to,” said Ms. Kitchin, 57, who said she hasn’t contracted Covid-19 and wants to keep it that way. She wears masks “religiously,” she said, and for much of the pandemic avoided seeing family and friends “because I just didn’t know—am I carrying it? Or if they get me sick, I don’t want to spread it across the country.”
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