Washington’s immigrant and refugee elders face challenges in COVID-19 vaccine access

February 8, 2021

“Still, more than two weeks into the current phase, immigrant and refugee elders continue to face challenges in accessing the vaccine, from language barriers to a lack of transportation and technology, say group members Helping Link and Neighborhood House, two nonprofits that serve immigrant and refugee populations. Their experiences reflect concerns about inequities around the rollout voiced by marginalized communities throughout the state.”

Read the full article at the link below, featuring Neighborhood House staff members Emy Haruo and Janice Deguchi.

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/washingtons-immigrant-and-refugee-elders-face-challenges-covid-19-vaccine-access/