Vaccine Hesitancy

To alleviate vaccine hesitancy, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is launching an initiative to help those in less fortunate areas across Kentucky.The move has Kentucky Primary Care Association Director of Government Affairs Teresa Cooper thrilled.“The Rural Health Clinics are specifically located in medically underserved areas across the state,” Cooper said. “Oftentimes, they are the only medical practitioners in the community, so they’re a trusted resource for their patients.”The initiative will provide $6.3 million dollars to 130 Rural Health Clinics (RHC’s) throughout the state with the goal of alleviating vaccine hesitancy.

Source: MG News

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