"It's not vaccine hesitancy, it's inequity."

Organizers take us inside Toronto's northwest vaccine pop-up clinics where lines form at 5 a.m.

#InTheirOwnVoices from @BlackCreekCHC's @CherylPrescod, Michelle Westin, Luwam Ogbaselassie and @drandrewb
"At every pop-up clinic in Toronto’s northwest community, members begin lining up as early as 5 a.m. in anticipation. Often, they remain in line through rain and snow, desperate to receive vaccines made inaccessible to them."
"These clinics are unlike any other running in the city. They run late and on weekends to accommodate work schedules of essential workers. Specially commissioned local DJs contribute to the welcoming atmosphere, along with trusted community ambassadors." thestar.com/opinion/contri…
"There is overwhelming desire for vaccines and there needs to be protected time for workers and other social supports to finally make access a reality. More local pharmacies, primary care teams (here) need to be stocked with vaccines."


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