Nearly 170 million Americans have stepped up and rolled up their sleeves to get a shot. 52% of adults are now fully vaccinated – including 75% of all seniors.
Today we are announcing a month-long effort to pull out all the stops to get 70% of adult Americans vaccinated.
Today, my mother received the COVID-19 vaccination at CHC, Inc in Middletown, CT.
I couldn't be filled with more pride, relief, and happiness. Now, we must work to ensure every American experiences this same feeling. https://t.co/fIHCvWKSjh
"Now is the time to lift our national policy from the quicksand of racial injustice to the solid rock of human dignity." — Dr. King
As we work to distribute this vaccine safely, quickly, and equitably, we will ensure communities hit hardest by the virus get the care they need. https://t.co/xn51O2zKTc
Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, COVID Equity Task Force Chair-designate, will help advise President-elect Biden on a whole-of-government effort to reduce COVID-19 disparities in response, care, and treatment, including racial and ethnic disparities.
The goals of the Biden-Harris Administration are clear: we will make sure that equity remains a focus and a priority in the access of this vaccine.
The communities who have bared the brunt of the uneven impact of this virus will see relief.