Lack of outreach hinders COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Latino community

Publisher: Stockton Record

Hispanics and Latinos account for more than 37% of COVID-19 deaths in San Joaquin County, yet those who primarily speak Spanish are hindered from learning about the illness because most of the information is distributed in English. When state or federal governments plan outreach programs, “they go to the same players, or the same media partners,” Jose Rodriguez, president and CEO of El Concilio, said.