Physician Alister Martin, MD, MPP, and medical student David Velasquez teamed up to found GOTVax to increase vaccination rates in hard-hit Boston communities.
The tone of the conversation makes a big difference.
More than half of all adults in the U.S. are fully vaccinated, but about 12% of the population remains undecided.
After working to meet the demand when vaccines were scarce, health officials now face the new challenge: convincing vaccine holdouts to take the plunge.
New research finds that Latinos are now vaccinated at the same rate as Black and White populations. These programs were key to making that happen.
From Catholic to Baptist, Jewish to Muslim, religious leaders are using their platforms to educate and encourage the faithful to get a vaccine.
An effort by Vidant Health, in partnership with the NC Farmworker Health Program, has seen unprecedented success in vaccinating workers — without a mandate.
The Marshallese people were 96 times more likely to be hospitalized and 65 times more likely to die from COVID-19. Now efforts are underway to vaccinate them.
An AAMC-administered and CDC-grant-funded program helps academic medicine build trust with communities.
A North Carolina Health System’s Strategy to Protect Migrant Workers in Rural Communities.