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Trusted Voices to Promote Vaccination: Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln (PHL), in Lincoln, Nebraska, knew that in order to promote vaccination to COVID-19 to racial and ethnic minority communities and help them overcome vaccine hesitancy, the message needed to come from well-known, respected, and trusted members of their communities.
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Meeting People Where They Are: ASIA Ohio
In the spring of 2021, when recommendations for COVID-19 vaccination were expanded beyond higher risk populations, many eligible adults in Ohio tried to get their COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they were available to them. However, many others facing language barriers and other challenges were not getting vaccinated as quickly.
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During Black History Month, Providing Life-Saving Vaccines for Communities of Color
Partnership is at the heart of much of the work that the nonprofit Gwinnett Coalition does to address the needs of residents in Gwinnett County, located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia.
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Success at a Glance
Safe Circles Protect NY Communities
Through video testimonials and trusted messengers, Action for a Better Community helped more than 500 individuals get vaccinated in their Rochester, New York, community. Protect Your Circle testimonials from community members were filmed by the organization and shared through social media and a community newsletter. “It was important for us to capture the journey from hesitancy to getting vaccinated and why someone decided to act after all,” said Shannon Kelly, coordinator of Protect Your Circle...
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Boston Faith-Based Alliance Offers Community Safe Spaces for Vaccination
The BMA TenPoint alliance of churches, faith and community-based organizations serves diverse communities throughout the Greater Boston area. Through a recent initiative, Organizing for Health & Wealth, they often hold vaccine clinics in local churches in collaboration with community health centers. One member of Bethel A.M.E. church attended a BMA TenPoint summer clinic there. Initially apprehensive, she later told clinic staff that seeing the COVID-19 vaccine offered at her church helped her...
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Helping Local Families in East Tennessee
When local Tennessee resident Reyna and her family were severely impacted by Covid-19 in the early days of the pandemic, the 55-year-old Latina mom turned to Centro Hispano of East Tennessee. She and her family received health, housing, and food assistance. As Reyna became more involved in the Centro's programs, she also began to learn about their vaccine campaign. After learning that the vaccine was safe and effective and how to access it, Reyna and her family were vaccinated at Centro Hispano...
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