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A Qualitative Assessment of Barriers and Reluctance towards COVID-19 Vaccines in African Americans Residing in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

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Project Location/Site: Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Key Outcomes:
The goal of this study was to accurately gauge if the previously established widespread inequities in the area, which range from housing to lack of access to health care influenced the crucial decision of vaccination status. For example, this is indirectly exhibited by the fact that most individuals strongly disagreed with the notion that positive encounters from their doctor played a significant role to become vaccinated. I believe this speaks volumes and is an attestation to the level of patient-provider satisfaction in the area.