Health Staff in Charlotte Offering Door to Door Vaccinations
The Mecklenburg County Health Department is bringing the COVID-19 vaccine to your doorstep.
On Monday, health staff launched the ‘Doses to Doors’ program.
Volunteers with non-profits like Action NC have been knocking on doors and providing vaccine information to people since May, but now they also have county health department staff on standby nearby so that if someone wants a shot, they can get it from the comfort of their home.
The program is focused on priority zip codes with low vaccine uptake.
On Monday, they started their efforts at the South Side Homes apartment complex in Charlotte.
Many of the people who answered their doors said they either were already vaccinated or were not interested.
Action NC volunteers are handing people pamphlets with information.
Four people decided on the spot that they would get their shot.
One man, who did not want to be identified, jumped at the chance to get the shot on his front porch.