Volunteers are key at vaccine sites. It pays off with a shot

Volunteer Janna Hudson takes a person’s temperature Feb. 17 while checking them in at a coronavirus vaccination site in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Shawn Brown, right, receives the second does of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from a volunteer worker at left, at a mass vaccination clinic at Seattle University, Feb. 26, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE — When Seattle’s largest health care system got a mandate from Washington state to create a mass COVID-19 vaccination site, organizers knew that gathering enough volunteers would be almost as crucial as the vaccine itself.