As more people receive the COVID-19 vaccine, there’s a push to vaccinate the most vulnerable. The most vulnerable in Cleveland include communities that were hit hard by the virus last year, the elderly, as well as people in the Black and Latin-X communities and refugees.
The vaccine delivered to Northeast Ohio is a shot in the arm that hopefully will provide a light at the end of the tunnel in this COVID-19 Pandemic.
At Neighborhood Family Practice on Ridge Road in the city, they’re focused on the diverse west side community they serve.
91-year-old John Tolls of Cleveland took the vaccine like a champ, his grandson who came with him saying now he won’t worry as much.
Tolls believes everyone should get the vaccine, “I think we need to as a nation get together and take care of this. Hopefully, that gets us on our way to get well. As a nation get well with this problem.”
As public vaccines were given for the first time his week, the most vulnerable in the age category were first on the list.
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