Black, Latino churches in Savannah join vaccine effort

A new effort is bringing the power of local Black and Latino churches to the fight against  the coronavirus.  “We’ve been impacted in a major way by the pandemic, said Rev. Da’Henri Thurmond of his congregation of about 2,500 at St. Paul CME Church. “We’ve had a number of persons in our congregation who either have suffered from the virus or have ultimately died from the virus.” With those losses in mind, Thurmond jumped aboard a collaborative effort among Black and Latino churches, St. Joseph’s Candler Health System and the Chatham County Health Department to vaccinate church members throughout Chatham County.

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Savannah Morning News