Community Group Gets Creative to Battle Vaccine Hesitancy

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– El Sol Neighborhood Educational Center (El Sol) has found a successful blueprint to tackle vaccine hesitancy.

They recently produced and performed an interactive play and a comic book series. El Sol’s community-led production features a hero named Captain Empath who fights against the COVID-19 virus by educating and motivating community members to protect themselves by getting vaccinated.

Let’s join Captain Empath in this fight! As of August 26, 53% of our Hispanic (ages 12+) community, 65.5% of our Black/African American (ages 12+) community, and 62% of our white non-Hispanic (ages 12+) community are yet to be vaccinated. To learn more about vaccination rates in your city, please visit our award-winning vaccine dashboard at sbcovid19.com and select Data Dashboard.

For more Captain Empath resources visit: sbcovid19.com/schools

All resources and a video of El Sol’s skit can be found at: https://www.elsolnec.org/news-and-media/covid-19-response/

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