A discussion on the COVID vaccine and healthcare mistrust in the Black community
Featuring Tacko Fall, Grant Williams, Cedric Maxwell, Dr. Joseph Betancourt and Dr. Charles Anderson
Grant Williams on why young people should get vaccinated:
Dr. Joseph Betancourt on vaccine education:
Tacko Fall on vaccine misconceptions:
Dr. Charles Anderson on the process of trusting a vaccine:
Boston Celtics United for Social Justice has compiled the following resources to help you stay up to date on the latest vaccine information and assist you in making a well-informed decision when considering whether to get vaccinated against COVID-19:
MA Distribution Plan
Latest vaccination distribution plan for Massachusetts.
Information regarding possible side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Eligibility and Appointments
People age 16 + who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can now be vaccinated. Preregister for an appointment at one of MA’s vaccination sites today
MA Department of Public Health
Answers to common questions from vaccine providers about the COVID-19 vaccines. Please note that MA FAQ is available for download in multiple languages.
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