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: Annette Nance-Holt Confirmed As Chicago's First Black Female Fire Commissioner
Vaccine ambassador Carlos Millan said there is a reason for hesitancy in Black and Brown communities.READ MORE: Red Cross Seeking Donations As Blood Shortage Worsens
“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: CTU: Layoffs Will Hit Hardest Schools On South, West Sides
So far, about 1,600 people have signed up for training as ambassadors.