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COVID-19 Vaccines in Tribal Communities save Lives, Preserve Culture

Source
American Society of Hospital Pharmacists
Date
Feb 22, 2021
Summary
Describes how pharmacists, and other healthcare providers, with the Indian Health Service (IHS) have worked to vaccinate American Indian and Alaskan Native populations while prioritizing tribal elders and fluent speakers of native languages to preserve their culture. Includes discussion on vaccine distribution in tribal communities and methods used to address vaccine hesitancy.
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Infectious diseases · Pharmacy workforce · Vaccination