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Pop-up vaccination clinics aim to reach underserved communities

A live DJ, classic cars, free food and free COVID-19 vaccines. This was the scene at a pop-up vaccination clinic set up Saturday morning at Grant Park with the goal of encouraging and providing easy-to-access vaccines for the communities of districts … Continue reading

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South Phoenix Vaccination Sites Open Saturday for End of School Year Push

The Equality Health Foundation, HeroZona Foundation, Maricopa County, Arizona Department of Health Services and other community partners are excited to announce two additional vaccination events for underserved populations on Saturday, May 22. For families who live near downtown Phoenix, the Grant Park Recreation Center (701 … Continue reading

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Strong Demand for COVID-19 Vaccination on the First Day of Age 12-15 Eligibility

Arizona-run sites in the Phoenix area, Tucson, Yuma, and Flagstaff administered more than 6,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses Thursday and saw their greatest demand in the late afternoon as parents brought their kids ages 12 to 15 to be vaccinated. And … Continue reading

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Event in South Phoenix offers underserved youth a chance to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Fox 10 5/13/21 As children ages 12 through 15 are eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19, community partners in Phoenix are targeting underserved youth who want to get the vaccine. At C.O. Greenfield Elementary, located near Baseline Road and 7th … Continue reading

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Hundreds of teens get vaccinated at event for underserved communities in south Phoenix

AZFamily Channel 3 / CBS 5 5/13/21 When Ximena Contreras sat down to get her COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, it was so monumental her dad called her sister on FaceTime and they snapped a photo. At first, Contreras was nervous, … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Valley youth receive first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at One Community Initiative event in South Phoenix

12News 5/13/21 Behind 12-year-old Ethan Crystal’s mask was his smile. He was finally going to receive his first dose of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine. “I’ve been really excited and really looking forward to the shot,” said Crystal. “I want to go back … Continue reading

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Non-profit vaccinates underserved Phoenix community, fights hesitancy amid J&J vaccine pause

AZFamily 4/17/21 Equality Health Foundation and Herozona Foundation held a vaccination event Saturday at Sunnyslope Senior Center. The organizations are working to protect underserved communities hit hard by the pandemic. The event was nearly canceled after the Center for Disease … Continue reading

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Organizations hold COVID-19 vaccination events for underserved, disability communities

Arizona Republic 4/10/21 Organizations across the Valley held vaccine events for underserved communities, including people with disabilities after many have faced a lack of access and barriers to getting the COVID-19 vaccine in Arizona. Among the 1,150 people expected to be vaccinated … Continue reading

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Community Partners Announce First Permanent COVID-19 Vaccine Site for Underserved Populations

The Equality Health Foundation in partnership with the HeroZona Foundation, Travis L. Williams American Legion Post 65, African American Christian Clergy Coalition and more are excited to announce that a permanent micro-Point of Dispensing (POD) vaccine site will launch at the Gymnasium Fitness Center of community … Continue reading

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1,000 Arizonans get vaccinated in west Phoenix; another walk-through event planned

AZFamily.com Channel 3 / CBS 5 4/3/21 Different groups came together on Saturday to vaccinate a thousand people in a west Phoenix community hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Equality Health Foundation teamed up with Herozona Foundation, Walgreen’s and more … Continue reading

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