PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The race to get vaccinated continues across the region. The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium helped 200 Montgomery County residents get their shots on Sunday. They held a walk-up vaccine clinic at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Spring House.
Only those in Phase 1-B and living in the hardest-hit zip codes were eligible to receive their shot.READ MORE: Nearly Half Of Nursing Home Workers In Pennsylvania Have Declined COVID-19 Vaccine, State Data Shows
This is the consortium’s first visit to Montgomery County.READ MORE: CBS3 Pet Project: Tips For Getting Your Dog To Walk On A Leash
“This is a collaboration with Abington-Jefferson Hospital, where I am on staff, where they gave their allotment of vaccination to make sure Black and Brown communities had an opportunity to be served,” Dr. Ala Stanford, the consortium’s founder, said.MORE NEWS: Seven People Hospitalized After Crash In North Philadelphia: Police
The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium on Monday will be holding a walk-up vaccine clinic at Deliverance Evangelist Church in North Philadelphia.