Emergency Medical Worker Proposes to Nurse Boyfriend During COVID Vaccine Appointment

A South Dakota nurse received a surprise proposal during a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, footage shared by Sanford Health on December 31 shows.

Robby Vargas-Cortes, an emergency medical services supervisor, had an engagement ring taped to his arm when he went in for his COVID-19 vaccination. The nurse administering the vaccine was his boyfriend, registered nurse Eric Vander Lee. Sharing the footage on Facebook, Sanford Health wrote, “Robby got his vaccine – and an enthusiastic yes from his now fiancée. Congratulations, Eric and Robby!”

Sharing the post, Vander Lee wrote: “This is soooo crazy and we want to reply to everyone but we can’t yet!! We have no idea what is going on… Thank you for all the love!! We will never forget this!!” Credit: Sanford Health via Storyful