Utah Lt. Governor Diedre Henderson and US Senator Mitt Romney visited one of many COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Friday, volunteering and thanking the healthcare workers for their hard work.
The vaccine site at the North Davis Senior Center was set up as a specific Spanish community outreach clinic. The site was set specifically set up to focus on some of utah’s multicultural communities.
During remarks, Lt. Gov. Henderson said that the state has an obligation to remove all barriers to getting vaccinated.
“The pandemic has affected every Utahn,” said Lt. Gov Henderson. “But not every Utahn has the same access to the opportunities and the resources to protect themselves and their families.”
The vaccine site was set up through the Davis County Health Department and the Midtown Community Health Center. Community health workers fluent in Spanish, and other languagues, has helped remove barriers for some wanting to be vaccinated against COVID-19
This targeted vaccination outreach is part of the state’s Health Equity Roadmap. The document provides specific goals intended to help ensure an equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccine.
To find a list of all vaccination sites, visit our Vaccine Distribution Page.