Photo: The Black Doctors Consortium of Philadelphia is working hard to overcome the low vaccination rate among minorities in Philadelphia. Its next vaccination takes place at the Dell Music Center from 9:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday, April 24
Free virus protection at Dell Music Center 9:00am – 4:00pm
Philadelphia’s highly respected Black Doctors Consortium will conduct a free vaccination against the COVID-19 virus at the Dell Music Center Vaccine Center, 2400 Strawberry Mansion. The program will be set up from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with the help of some 700 volunteers from Team Rubicon
Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium have already vaccinated over 25,000 Philadelphians, the vast majority of whom are people of color. the network has built as the standard for increasing health equity and access in communities of color.
Team Rubicon has created in the wake the Haiti earthquake in 2010. It has grown to a network of 135,000+ volunteers (majority are veterans) and has deployed over 700 operations to help those in need. On Saturday, the Team volunteers are providing logistical support including supply runners and patient intake personnel support.
The Black Doctor’s Consortium is a non-profit that focuses on minority communities without access to medical facilities and patients that don’t trust the local hospital system.
Team Rubicon is partnering with public, non-profit, and private healthcare agencies to assist with the rapid distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in every way possible. Team Rubicon Greyshirts have helped administer over 100,000 doses of the vaccine. For more information visit www.teamrubiconusa.org (Information for this article was graciously provided by Cindy Tanenbaum PR, Inc)