JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — On Saturday, Jacksonville Consultant Tracie Davis and Indelible Options are teaming up for a Well being Honest that can supply free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines and well being screenings.
The occasion at Grasp’s Contact Ministry is geared toward growing vaccination charges in minority communities. Throughout the state of Florida, Black and Hispanic communities nonetheless path behind White Floridians.
“We should do the whole lot potential to work with the neighborhood to construct belief and acceptance within the COVID-19 vaccine. Contemplating that African Americans are almost 3 instances extra more likely to find yourself hospitalized and almost 2x extra more likely to die from COVID-19, vaccine hesitancy in these communities is a serious disaster,” Consultant Davis mentioned. “I’m proud to work with Indelible Options and the State of Florida to assist deliver consideration to this situation and finally, encourage extra individuals to get vaccinated.”
These seeking to get their free vaccine ought to register prematurely at www.vax904.com, however occasion organizers say walk-ups might be welcomed based mostly on pre-registrations.