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Port Macquarie Garden Village centenarian Grace Symonds will receive COVID vaccine in a bid to “fight back” | Wingham Chronicle



Fight back: Grace Symonds, 100-year-old resident at Garden Village in Port Macquarie will be among the first aged care residents in the state to receive a COVID vaccination.

PORT Macquarie’s Grace Symonds is 100-years-old.

On February 24 she received her official letter from the Queen.

On Saturday, she will be one of the first seniors in regional New South Wales to receive a COVID vaccination.

Grace says she has seen and experienced many challenges in her life, including two world wars. And while those events can’t compare to the fear and uncertainty of the current health pandemic, they do have one thing in common, she says – too many people have died.

Grace is among 130 Garden Village residents who will have the option to be vaccinated…

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