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Gov. Hogan Launches Grassroots Vaccine Confidence Campaign

January 29th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland is launching a new outreach campaign to increase the public’s confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine. Governor Larry Hogan announced details of the GoVAX campaign during a news conference at Camden Yards Friday morning. It will be made up of numerous community leaders as well as medical experts and others and will be headed by Brig. Gen. Janeen Birckhead of the Maryland National Guard. One of the main efforts is to address vaccine hesitancy among minority communities.Meanwhile plans are continuing for the state  to open six mass vaccination sites including a location in western Maryland.