dcist – ‘We’ll Do It Again And Again’: Community Leaders Say Personal Outreach Is Key To Herd Immunity
May 12, 2021
Thank you Jenny Gathright and Mary Barthel at DCist for focusing on the role that community health centers are playing in helping us reach herd immunity.
“I’ve had some people who flatly refused [the vaccine], but I provided whatever information I could. I was not judgmental,” says Dr. Basim Khan, a primary care physician who leads Neighborhood Health, a federally qualified health center in Northern Virginia which currently runs seven vaccine clinics and is vaccinating about 5,000 people per week. “I realized a few weeks later, without knowing, that they’d signed up for a vaccine appointment.”
For full story: https://dcist.com/story/21/05/12/well-do-it-again-and-again-community-leaders-say-personal-outreach-is-key-to-reaching-herd-immunity/?fbclid=IwAR2vI-AC-vOHwti-7a9pGDrzfjX8jGZwG091C9qdZ0RFF_06aenjWBawo8k