Executive Director Karen Buck quoted in recent Philadelphia Inquirer article on access to vaccines for older people

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on April 9, 2021

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Despite being eligible for more than a month, the majority of Philadelphia’s seniors have not been vaccinated. Executive Director, Karen Buck is quoted saying: “A lack of easily accessible sites and internet access have hindered seniors’ ability to get appointments in a system that relies heavily on digital scheduling. Many Philadelphia seniors own their own homes – meaning they might not have access to resources and support networks available in senior housing or apartment buildings. A quarter of the city’s seniors live at or below poverty.”

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Kristen Wilson