By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia-area veterans are doing their part to end the coronavirus pandemic. Eyewitness News was at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center on Saturday.

There were 1,800 local veterans who received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the hospital.

They received their first dose three weeks ago.

The VA says it is offering daily vaccine clinics for all veterans 65 years or older who are enrolled for care.