A.M.E church teams up with Beebe to provide vaccines

FRANKFORD, Del. – Antioch African Methodist Episcopal Church is teaming up with Beebe healthcare to provide vaccines to the community on Tuesday, April 13.

Reverend Dania Griffin says, they opted to do this because of the hesitancy from some in the black community to take the vaccine. He tells 47 ABC, one entire faith community has even said they would refuse it.

That’s why he’s now pushing to help others get vaccinated and be more confident about taking the vaccine. Reverend Griffin says, churches should be reaching out to the community in every aspect even if that means taking a vaccine to keep others safe. “There’s an information void, that people have been listening to so many voices they don’t know whether they can be confident yet,”  says Reverend Griffin.  “And people realize it’s not just the guy on TV, it’s their neighbor, it’s their pastor, it’s their friend, it’s the person at the grocery store that they like. They realize that all of us are in the same boat.”

Reverend Griffin also says, he hopes these mobile vaccination sites will cater to those who either can’t leave their homes are don’t have the means to get to other vaccination site. The mobile vaccination event will be held on Tuesday, April 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. and will be held at Frankford Park in Frankford, Delaware.

To learn more, just call Reverend Griffin directly at (302)-249-9661.

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