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Survey finds persistent minority of residents resistant to COVID-19 vaccinations

Original post made on May 5, 2021

A new survey could help Santa Clara County health officials understand what might prevent the remaining roughly 25% of adults from getting vaccinated or completing their second dose.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 12:15 PM

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Posted by cb
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 5, 2021 at 4:08 pm

cb is a registered user.

How about using community college districts to do outreach like described in the SJ Merc -- any district could send the students to where there are volunteers ready right now to book appointments anywhere in the US. This is a great local effort highlighted recently -> Web Link

How about hiring young people from neighborhoods with lower vax rates and engaging them as paid, summer public health interns -- training them with info on how to get vaxxed in their area, tools to combat common hesitancy and get them to work like a precinct worker or census worker. Reach out to everyone in a specific part of their neighborhood to get more people vaccinated.

Could events require proof of at least a 1st shot AND have a vaccine tent at the entrance so anyone who wants to attend and is not yet vaxxed can be offered J&J and/or one of the two-shot vaccines? Events that would be popular with the demographics of the groups who have lower vax rates in our area?

Posted by ML Kyle
a resident of Monta Loma
on May 27, 2021 at 7:44 pm

ML Kyle is a registered user.

Given that this illness will continue to exist for the next 30-years, much like the flu, I genuinely don't care if people get the vaccine or not. I only care that I have one.

Anyone who spouts off about "eliminating" this virus is a certified lunatic. It will never go away, and coercing people to get the vaccine, or lockdowns, is far more concerning to me than the virus.

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