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Diverse Vaccine Outreach Planned By Advocates In Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Community advocates and health officials are working to engage with Nevada's diverse communities and reach out in Spanish and other languages as the state lays plans for mass COVID-19 vaccinations.

Erika Marquez, a University of Nevada, Las Vegas public health professor and vice-chair of the Nevada Minority Health & Equity Coalition, says merely translating information about the vaccine into other languages is not enough and there must be a conversation with the communities.

The Las Vegas Sun reports Marquez's group is working on vaccine education materials in English,  Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese and Thai.