dcist – ‘We’ll Do It Again And Again’: Community Leaders Say Personal Outreach Is Key To 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
Rob Wohl, a COVID-19 vaccine outreach worker in Northern Virginia, said his best day on the job was when he walked into a white-tablecloth Chinese restaurant in Falls Church, Virginia, in April to see whether he could sign up employees
Neighborhood Health Partners with Arlington Group to Help Latino, Immigrant Communities Overcome Obstacles to Vaccines
During the pandemic, the group pivoted to focusing on weekly food distributions, rent support, mental health education and now, registering people for vaccine appointments through the community health center, Neighborhood Health.
Religion News Service: Health care organizations find success with faith-based allies in vaccine distribution
One of the keys to getting people in the door to get vaccinated has been enlisting local faith leaders, Khan said. He has reached out to clergy in Fairfax and Arlington counties and marveled at their response. Some religious leaders
April is National Minority Health Month, and this year the national focus is on the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on racial and ethnic minorities. At Neighborhood Health — located in northern Virginia and serving residents of Alexandria,
Neighborhood Health, a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves a predominately low-income and uninsured patient population in Northern Virginia today welcomed President Joe Biden to one of its COVID-19 vaccination sites located in in the Virginia Theological Seminary’s
At Neighborhood Health we are focused on increasing equity in the vaccine rollout here in Northern Virginia. To that end, we have set up four vaccination sites in areas accessible to the communities we are trying to reach. This includes
Thanks to our incredible staff, health department partners, and many other supporters, we have begun the work of vaccinating our existing patients who are over the age of 65 or who are frontline essential workers. As you know, our patients
Congressman Don Beyer joined our virtual staff meeting in January to present the Clara Mortenson Beyer Women and Children First Award to Neighborhood Health Nurse Manager Mary Hill!