ReACH faculty, staff interviewed about community uptake of COVID vaccine

Express News Picture - Vaccine Distrust

San Antonio Express News recently interviewed ReACH staff, Ludivina Hernandez, CHW-I and scholar, Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH to better understand the the how San Antonio residents view the COVID-19 vaccine.

Although communities of color are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, a history of mistreatment by the healthcare system has led to distrust and a reluctance to receive the vaccine. In this story, Ms. Hernandez and Dr. Garcini offer strategies for building trust and bridging the gap between the health care industry and the communities it serves.

Read the full article here.

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