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Revenge of the Silent (Vaccinated) Majority

Oct 08 2021

Professional athletes are used to getting booed by fans on occasion. It could be the reaction to a missed catch, a championship-killing baseball between the legs, or maybe the player defected to a rival team and left some hurt feelings. But in the case of Buffalo Bills player Cole Beasley, the unheard-of boos from hometown fans had nothing to do with his performance on the field.

Source: US News and World

Immunize Colorado Awarded Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Support Routine Immunization

Oct 06 2021

Immunize Colorado has received a 3-year grant award of $125,000 each year from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This funding, the first direct federal funding to be awarded to Immunize Colorado, and one of only six awards to be made nationally, will support activities aimed at building vaccine confidence for routine immunization in Colorado's diverse communities utilizing lessons learned from community engagement conducted by the Colorado Vaccine Equity Taskforce (CVET).

Source: Immunize CO

These Teens Got the COVID Vaccine Despite Hesitant Parents

Oct 06 2021

Calla Walsh spent her 16th birthday in quarantine after contracting COVID-19 in the summer of 2020. She thinks she caught the virus while attending Black Lives Matter protests in Boston but can’t be sure. The experience of being sick — even while relatively asymptomatic – combined with her time as a frontline worker made her want to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

Source: Teen Vogue