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Some Elderly African Americans Are Hesitant About the Covid Vaccine – The New York Times

A nurse in Baton Rouge has been on a crusade to overcome resistance among older African-Americans unwilling to take the coronavirus vaccine.

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In addition to arranging transportation, Tasha Clark-Amar, the organizations chief executive, tries to ease the logistical hurdles by arranging appointments by phone and having employees fill out the necessary paperwork in advance. Next week she hopes to begin sending out teams of health workers to vaccinate 4,000 residents across the city who are bed-bound.
Ms. Clark-Amar, too, is driven by a sense of urgency: During the past year, she said, more than 140 of her clients have died of Covid-19. Her…

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