COVID-19 vaccine, older adults, vaccine access, senior centers
Gerontology | Health Policy | Public Health
In early 2021, access to a COVID-19 vaccine was prioritized for older adults and people with multiple co-morbidities. Between high demand and emerging supply, and new systems for booking a vaccine appointment, many people had challenges getting an appointment. Senior centers across the state became a crucial resource for access to the vaccine and additional information about its efficacy and safety.
Somerville, Ceara; Coyle, Caitlin; and Mutchler, Jan, "Senior Center Response to COVID-19: Involvement with Vaccine Distribution" (2021). Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging Publications. 57.