SD nurse gets surprised with proposal while administering Covid-19 vaccine to partner

At the end of the proposal, Cortes not only received his vaccine, but also a big yes from his new fiancee.

CANTON, S.D. –┬áSanford Health employees are ringing in the new year with a little extra love.

Eric Vanderlee, a registered nurse, has been helping give COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline workers.

When it was time for his long term partner to receive his dose, Vanderlee noticed something odd.

Robby Vargas-Cortes pulled off the end of the year surprise by taping an engagement ring to his arm.

At the end of the proposal, Cortes not only received his vaccine, but a big yes from his new fiancee.

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