KALW: California is Now Vaccinating About a Million Residents a Week. But is it Equitable? (February 22, 2021)
As counties across the state speed up their vaccinations, the state is sticking to its guideline to give out doses primarily based on age. But, how are counties and the state making sure shots are distributed equitably within the framework? Justice in Aging Senior Staff Attorney Denny Chan was interviewed for this piece, in which he stressed the importance of not seeing people over 65 as a monolith. “When we talk about adults 65 and up, one of the opportunities is to think about older adults in all of our communities,” he said. Listen to the 10 minute segment for more.