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May 22, 2021
By vaccineequity

Media: J&J Vaccine Pause Disrupts an Already-Slow Rollout to Minorities

In this article by Bloomberg, Vice President of Stakeholder Engagement Tene Hamilton Franklin from Health Leads, a founding partner of the Vaccine Equity Cooperative, shares her perspective on how pausing the J&J vaccine will impact the roll-out of vaccines to hard-to-reach, at-risk populations.
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“We have to regroup,” she said. “And you have to regroup with the appropriate individuals at the table that already have trust in these communities where vulnerable populations exist.”

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Media: Free COVID-19 test rollout begins early online

In this CBS News article, Vaccine Equity Cooperative founding partner National Association of Community Health Workers are highlighted for their work to ensure equitable access to free at-home COVID-19 tests through the White House’s program, prioritizing people living in “high-risk” zip codes.