Stamford Hospital teams with city and organizations to help seniors, minority groups get vaccinated

Stamford Hospital worked with the city, NAACP and Building One Community Saturday to make sure minority and at-risk seniors were able to get vaccinated.

News 12 Staff

Jan 23, 2021, 11:41 PM

Updated 1,238 days ago

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Stamford Hospital worked with the city, NAACP and Building One Community Saturday to make sure minority and at-risk seniors were able to get vaccinated.
Seniors can register for a vaccine right at the hospital and there are translators to help address language barriers.
The joint partnership for the vaccination site was created because the hospital says it saw data that shows lower vaccination rates among minority groups across the country.
It plans to vaccinate more than 600 seniors in the area.
The president of the NAACP, Guy Fortt, and Rev. Joseph Ford, a pastor with the Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church, personally reached out to seniors in their community to tell them about the vaccination site.
Stamford Health plans to open another vaccine site in the coming weeks.


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