Covid

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WHAT TO KNOW

Is your child eligible to receive the #COVID19 #vaccine? Our partner organization, @COVIDVxProject has designed a new resource with everything you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, safety, and efficacy among children. Check it out here: https://bit.ly/3zcbYwk Like most parents, you might be wondering: Is it safe for my child to receive the #COVID19 vaccine? The short …

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Rockefeller Foundation Grant Aims to Boost Vaccinations Among African American Communities

Rockefeller Foundation Grant Aims to Boost Vaccinations Among African American Communities According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 62% of the United States is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. However, the vast majority of those who have received vaccinations are Caucasian individuals. African-Americans and other people of color significantly lag behind White Americans in …

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SOCIAL ISOLATION AMONG AFRICAN AMERICAN AND BLACK OLDER ADULTS

Social isolation and loneliness are alarmingly common among African American and Black older adults, particularly now during the COVID-19 national health crisis. In cities across the nation, African American and Black older adults are more likely to live in communities that are geographically and economically isolated from the economic opportunities, services and institutions that they need …

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COVID-19 VACCINE EDUCATION AND EQUITY

WebMD’s Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Karyne Jones, President & CEO, National Caucus and Center on Black Aging (NCBA), about ensuring vaccine equity across all communities and how education can help overcome vaccine hesitancy. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT JOHN WHYTE: Welcome, everyone. You’re watching Coronavirus in Context. I’m Dr. John Whyte, the Chief Medical Officer at WebMD. We’ve …

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