To Close Racial Gap for Vaccines, Agencies Address Access, Trust

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –There is no doubt that the rollout of vaccines against COVID-19 is sharply divided along racial lines. Locally, more than three-quarters of vaccines have gone to White people: 78.9% of the 75,694 vaccines in Mahoning County, 77.6% of the 61,795 vaccines in Trumbull County and 72.7% of the 27,927 vaccines in Columbiana County. At the state level, 80.1% of the 3.6 million vaccines administered have gone to White people as of April 4, according to the Ohio Department of Healt

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