A central Brooklyn nonprofit and well being insurer are teaming as much as promote COVID-19 vaccination at an upcoming back-to-school occasion Saturday.
The back-to-school competition at Life of Hope Center is about for Sept. 11 — from noon to 5 p.m. at 1377 Brooklyn Ave. Numerous leisure and family-friendly actions, distribution of masks and meals bins, and a COVID-19 vaccine seminar are deliberate.
Occasion companion Healthfirst has co-organized the COVID-19 seminar happening from 2-3 p.m. to advertise vaccination, because the Delta variant of the coronavirus continues to unfold. With New York Metropolis public faculties opening Sept. 13, organizers hope to foster a wholesome return for households, Healthfirst vp Miguel Centeno mentioned.
“We perceive the ability of partnerships and have lengthy valued our partnership with Lifetime of Hope,” Centeno mentioned. “We very a lot stay up for our collaboration tomorrow as we proceed to teach the group on the significance of COVID-19 vaccines in a multi-lingual, multi-cultural method, whereas making the return to high school just a little simpler.”
Households who can’t attend in particular person can watch the seminar on Zoom by registering at no cost here.