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A healthcare worker fills a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Oct. 5, 2021, in Miami.

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COVID Response Corps vaccine ambassadors persuade hesitant Chicagoans to get their shots

The Chicago Department of Public Health and Malcolm X College have partnered to train members of the COVID Response Corps to knock on doors and have difficult discussions about vaccines in the city’s hardest-hit neighborhoods.

Reset speaks with a CDPH official and a vaccine ambassador to hear how the program is going.

GUESTS: Patrick Stonehouse, Chicago Department of Public Health director of public health operations

Salena Patitucci, COVID Response Corps vaccine ambassador

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