CHICAGO (CBS) — With more businesses opening up, there is a renewed push to get more people vaccinated for COVID-19.
In communities such as Pilsen, vaccine ambassadors are taking the time to talk to small groups of people to address their concerns.READ MORE: CDC Approves Pfizer Booster Shots For Seniors, Others At Increased Risk From COVID-19
Vaccine ambassador Carlos Millan said there is a reason for hesitancy in Black and Brown communities.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
“We’ve been underserved for so long that we are skeptical comes are way,” Millan said. “When something great for our community comes, we are skeptical.”MORE NEWS: Jury Begins Deliberations In R. Kelly Trial After 6 Weeks Of Testimony
So far, about 1,600 people have signed up for training as ambassadors.