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Kick COVID-19 Community Corps free community wellness fair and COVID vaccine clinic

Kick COVID-19 Community Corps is hosting a free community wellness fair and COVID vaccine clinic on Sunday, November 14 at West Scranton High School. The event will feature a series of 15-minute informational presentations on the COVID-19 vaccines (all vaccines and doses) for the public, a vaccine clinic that includes COVID and flu shots (possibly other immunizations TBD), and a wellness fair that offers health and wellness screenings, information, activities and demonstrations for all ages.  
The event is being held to help the community catch up on important health screenings you may have missed due to the pandemic or otherwise, as well as to give people a chance to hear from and speak one-on-one with real health care professionals regarding COVID-19 vaccines in their own language. We are also hopeful that by the time of the event, the CDC will have approved COVID vaccines for the 5-11 year old population. The event will offer an array of additional wellness offerings to help strengthen the mind, body and spirit!
Kick COVID-19 Community Corps’ free community wellness fair & clinic
Sunday, Nov. 14, West Scranton High School, 12-4 p.m.
At the core of the event are speaker presentations by health professionals in various languages (we’ll promote the speakers, languages and times) with diverse healthcare professionals available to speak with attendees in their own language to discuss the vaccines and answer their questions
Ideally, motivated participants then get vaccinated onsite by Kick COVID’s provider partners
Event to include a variety of senior, adult and pediatric wellness screenings and activities, food, giveaways, games, vaccine incentives and more  
 Kick COVID volunteers have observed a pattern of three primary factors contributing to still unvaccinated populations – access to care, language barriers and vaccine misinformation. We believe this type of event will help to address all of these factors that disproportionately affect the area’s most vulnerable communities.
Our goals . . .
Provide an underserved and highly diverse community with access to needed wellness/health information, screenings, and opportunities
Provide COVID vaccine education/information,
Help to address language barriers to COVID vaccine and other health information/care,
Give residents the opportunity to speak with health professionals/ask questions/get answers in their own languages, dispel misinformation, and
Motivate the community to be vaccinated.