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AdventHealth Interview Addresses Hesitancy Toward Taking COVID-19 Vaccination

Video conversation highlights vaccine hesitancy in minority communities.

Dr. Alric Simmonds, AdventHealth chief equity officer, and Jessica Brazier, chief diversity and inclusion officer, talk about vaccine hesitancy in communities of color.

AdventHealth recently recorded a conversation between Jessica Brazier, their new chief diversity and inclusion officer, and AdventHealth's new chief health equity officer Dr. Alric Simmonds. In this conversation, they address vaccine hesitancy in minority communities.

As reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Black and Latinx communities have suffered disproportionately from COVID-19; and now that there is a vaccine there is some reluctance to take it because of historic injustices.