Communities ask, where is the equity in vaccines?
Article Originally Published in MedCity News
As COVID-19 vaccines are distributed, the communities hit hardest by the pandemic are being left behind. In Arizona, communities that struggled to get enough tests early in the pandemic are now facing a similar problem with vaccines. While the state has opened a handful of mass-vaccination sites, none of them are in the hardest-hit zip codes.
“People are dying. We’re in a public health crisis still. We need to respond quickly to needs of community,” said Equality Health Foundation Interim CEO Tomás León.
The Equality Health Foundation is working to bring the vaccines to these communities by offering vaccines, food, bilingual registration sites, and other resources.
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