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Tag: Vaccine Equity

Jul
1

Vaccine Participation vs. Hesitancy – Who Do You Trust? 

Filed Under: PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED,Strengthening Pierce County - Posted @ 8:50am

According to Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, as of June 30, 2021, Pierce County’s vaccination rate was 50.5%. COVID-19 vaccines are now widely available, but the number of people seeking vaccines has decreased. Organizations and agencies around Pierce County are sharing data, resources, and tools to help community members make informed decisions about vaccination. As part > Continue Reading

May
21

FREE COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Filed Under: - Posted @ 5:00pm

PCAF is partnering with The Mix to launch our “Shot for Shot” vaccine incentive program. Anyone over the age of 21 who gets their first vaccine dose at PCAF will get a free drink token on us! When: Friday, May 21st from 10am-3pm Where: PCAF | 3009 S 40th St Tacoma, WA 98409 How to > Continue Reading

May
6

Good Information And Trusted People Critical To COVID-19 Vaccine Equity

Filed Under: PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED - Posted @ 2:17pm

People lined up outside, wearing masks, waiting for COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccine supply now exceeds demand. However, vaccine availability does not automatically equal vaccination for all people in all places. In Pierce County, efforts are underway to make it easy and desirable for all communities to get the vaccine. In Yakima, an effort called the Partnership for Food Security offers valuable lessons for improving vaccine equity.  Yakima County Commissioner Amanda McKinney shared an important insight from the partnership about encouraging vaccine participation, “You need to > Continue Reading