April is National Minority Health Month, and this year, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) is focusing on the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on racial and ethnic minority and American Indian and Alaska Native communities and underscore the need for these vulnerable communities to get vaccinated as more vaccines become available. COVID-19 vaccination is an important tool to help us get back to normal, and to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to bring this pandemic to an end.
This year’s theme for National Minority Health Month is #VaccineReady. The focus will be to empower communities to:
As more vaccines become available, there are steps communities can take to protect themselves until they can get vaccinated. Be sure to:
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