October 22, 2021

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The Health Look

Clinic, well being centers bringing COVID-19 vaccine to the local community

Aundrea Brown, 38, of Augusta, offered up her arm Tuesday to obtain her to start with shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine inside a cell unit from Health-related Associates Furthermore that was holding a clinic at Augusta Mall.

“It was time,” she reported, and she is hoping her shot will persuade her 17-yr-aged daughter to get vaccinated as properly. “If I get it, I know she’ll stick to my direct.”

Local community Wellness Centers like Healthcare Associates Plus have develop into an essential outreach software for the federal authorities, particularly to racial and ethnic communities that have been hit most difficult by the pandemic. The centers have entirely vaccinated more than 6.6  million individuals, in accordance to the Nationwide Affiliation of Community Wellness Centers. In the past two months, the facilities have fully vaccinated 122,379 individuals, 83% of whom had been persons of color  , the group explained. That features 61,460 in Ga and 86,144 in South Carolina.