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State Lawmakers, Community Organizations Push For Vaccine Equity

By Paris Alston and Callum Borchers | Feb 18, 2021

More people are about to become eligible for coronavirus vaccines. But Gov. Charlie Baker says it'll probably take at least a month for them get appointments. State lawmakers, including Sonia Chang-Diaz, and community organizations are frustrated by the rollout. We speak with her and a member of the newly-formed Vaccine Equity Now! Coalition.

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"It’s going to be a game changer," Chang-Díaz said. "I know it's going to take time for the MCAD to fill the staffing shortages that they've been experiencing in recent years, but this is a huge step forward."

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