Despite the continuous risks of COVID-19 and a disorganized vaccine rollout, many across the country, specifically those within marginalized communities, continue to face hurdles as they seek to be vaccinated.
For New Jersey’s residents with disabilities, registering for the coveted vaccine has been nearly impossible, despite the many health risks they already face. “Since the beginning, it’s been pretty detrimental for people with disabilities in the state of New Jersey, specifically as it relates to just finding out what was going on with COVID and how it affected people,” said Javier Robles, Chair of the NJ Covid-19 Disability Action Committee and Professor at Rutgers University. To read the full story.