“A Massachusetts Department of Public Health Field Team is working in Haverhill to encourage residents to get their COVID-19 vaccination.

The state’s Vaccine Equity Initiative reaches priority populations across the state, with a focus on 20 cities and towns, including Haverhill, which have been most heavily impacted by COVID-19.

Trained canvassers who are Haverhill residents are working with local businesses and going door-to-door to answer questions and hand out information about getting the vaccine.

Canvassers are wearing “Trust the Facts” and “Get the Vax” hats and T-shirts. They are wearing ID badges also.

This focused grassroots outreach strategy is the product of a collaboration between DPH and Archipelago Strategies Group and Health Care for All. It is just one component of DPH’s larger Vaccine Equity Initiative.

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