According to Michael Hohl, Jackson Free Clinic outreach officer, by traveling to immigrant communities across the state, the JFC is helping to reduce barriers of access, such as transportation to clinics or having to take off work to travel or be vaccinated. He also said collaborating with the Immigrant Alliance for Justice and Equity and the Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance, known and trusted organizations within Hispanic and immigrant communities in Mississippi, are vital to the success of the vaccination drives.

View our data on COVID-19 rates among Hispanic Mississippians below:

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