BLACK HEALTH MATTERS
COVID-19 VACCINES & THE BLACK COMMUNITY
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Black Lives Matter, which means Black Health Matters too.

Open, transparent conversations in our communities and public information sharing with one another is key to understanding the vaccines — especially if you’re unsure whether or not getting one truly is the right choice for you.

To help you sort through the vast pool of vaccine information currently available, we’ve narrowed down some of the most significant topics regarding COVID-19 vaccine perception amongst Black communities and put them all in one easy to understand vaccine guide: Black Health Matters: COVID-19 Vaccines & the Black Community!

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Community Conversations: BIG Questions

For our second installment of Community Conversations, we had very special community members ask the questions that are MOST important to them about COVID-19 and the vaccine! Their voices may be small, but these are BIG questions– and we had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Stephaun Wallace and Dr. Estell Williams to get the answers. These amazing doctors help make the confusing times we are in feel less scary.

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Order your FREE at-home COVID-19 test!

Each household in the U.S. can sign up to receive 4 at-home test kits delivered to their home. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

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The Color of Care from Executive Producer Oprah Winfrey

Produced and hosted by Oprah Winfrey, this stirring documentary tells the stories of some of the victims behind the statistics, showing what it means to live with racial inequities in healthcare, and serving as a call-to-action to demand change and improve the lives of so many in need.

A student guide to in-person learning & the COVID-19 vaccine! 

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50 FAQ Videos About the COVID-19 Vaccines by Black Health Professionals

Black and Latinx health care workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Why COVID-19 Has Hit the Black Community So Hard

The barbershop is where people go to fellowship and talk about social issues. Dr. Italo Brown and Dr. Cedric Rutland stop by their local barbershop to talk about COVID-19 and the vaccine; answering questions about how COVID has hit minority communities so hard and the vaccine’s safety.

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Vaccination for the Kids: Q&A

Join Drs. Andrasik and Danielson for a program centered on the COVID-19 vaccines for children, community outreach and answers to your vaccine questions!

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5 Things to Know About the COVID Vaccine and Pregnancy

OB/GYNs, a nurse and midwife on 5 things to know about the COVID-19 vaccine and pregnancy, including safety, efficacy and why not to wait. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine protects you and your baby. 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Conversation: Two Years Into the Pandemic

Zyna Bakari joins Z-Twins Radio to reflect on the past two years of the pandemic, talk about the process it took for her to pivot and lead ULMS efforts regarding COVID-19 vaccination, and analyze current vaccination stats for future vaccine education and outreach.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Conversation: Education

Z-Twins Radio hosts a COVID-19 discussion with Christymarie Jackson and Zyna Bakari about ways to address vaccine hesitancy and misinformation by sharing the right resources and spaces to learn more about the vaccines.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Conversation: Outreach

Z-Twins Radio hosts a COVID-19 discussion with Fathiya Abdi and Zyna Bakari about vaccine outreach and providing vaccine access and incentives for the community.

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