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.

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Vaccine ambassador Carlos Millan said there is a reason for hesitancy in Black and Brown communities.

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“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.”

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So far, about 1,600 people have signed up for training as ambassadors.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff