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Latinos Are being left behind in OC’s coronavirus vaccination efforts

Voice of OC, Jan. 29, 2021

January 29, 2021

Latinos Are being left behind in OC’s coronavirus vaccination efforts

UC Irvine epidemiologist and public health expert Sanghyuk Shin said community health care workers, like Latino Health Access’ promotores, have already done a great job addressing the many inequities during the pandemic like lack of testing and quarantine resources. “Promotores in in the Latino communities and community health centers have really been amazing in what they’ve been able to do. I think that model should definitely be considered for vaccination campaigns and other public health measures as well,” ….Shin said ….