Black People More Likely to Get and Die from COVID-19
Black Americans are disproportionately burdened with COVID-19 diagnosis, hospitalizations and death as compared to non-Black American populations. While the data for vaccination rates are preliminary and incomplete, they suggest that Black populations are receiving the COVID-19 vaccines less than non-Black populations.
Mobile Vaccination Van Addresses Hard-to-Reach Black Populations
Reverend R.B. Holmes from Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, chair of the Florida COVID-19 Community Education and Engagement Task Force, is fundraising $250,000 to buy a Mobile Vaccination Van to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to predominantly Black communities with limited access to the vaccine.