Vaccine Sites Lacking in Black, Hispanic Neighborhoods
SPH's Jeni Hebert-Beirne, PhD, interim associate dean for community engagement and director of the Collaboratory for Health Justice, was featured in an NPR story analyzing the lack of COVID-19 vaccine locations in neighborhoods across the U.S. south with predominant Black and Hispanic populations.
Alternative facilities come to mind. Public libraries (an important source of free wifi), community centers/park districts, faith-based organizations, barber or beauty shops. These are places that people regularly convene and gather and places where people are more likely to feel they belong.Interim Associate Dean for Community Engagement|