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‘We are all they have’: Community clinics serving marginalized patients to receive extra COVID-19 vaccine – USA TODAY

Federally Qualified Health Centers could be key to vaccinating hard-hit populations, experts say. They’re now set to get extra doses.



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Communities of color around the U.S. have been lost in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, but these Good Samaritans in Chicago are trying to help.
When the COVID-19 vaccine rollout began, 72-year-old Jewelean Jackson looked to Dr. Chris Reif, her longtime physician at the local Community-University Health Care Center in South Minneapolis, for reassurance.
Could she trust it? What would she tell her fellow Black neighbors when they asked if it was safe?
Similarly, doctors looked to her for…

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