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Overcoming Childhood Vaccine Hesitancy in the Black Community

March 13, 2023

In response to recent CDC data showing a decline in routine childhood immunizations in young children, The COVID-19 Vaccine Education and Equity Project (CVEEP) is partnering with Dr. Katelyn Jetelina of Your Local Epidemiologist on an online event series aimed at parents to build vaccine confidence and overcome hesitancy issues. An Instagram Live addressing questions and considerations for parents in the Black community was held on March 13. Featured speakers included:

  • Dr. Uché Blackstock, emergency physician and Founder & CEO of Advancing Health Equity
  • Rashan Ali, Multimedia Personality

Dr. Jetelina moderated the discussion, which can be viewed here.

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