This free program offers education on COVID-19 and helps pair people with volunteers who speak Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean or Farsi to help them register for and receive their COVID-19 vaccinations.
Culturally-Appropriate COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness and Education Project for Diverse Immigrant Communities
This free program is designed to assist Chinese, Korean and Persian who have language and cultural barriers to access health care services, regardless of their vaccination status.
This program will pair clients who need COVID-19 vaccines with volunteers who speak their languages to assist with making appointments, travel to vaccine clinics, registration, translation and interpretation. The program is open to all individuals who speak one of these languages. Priority is given to older adults (60+).
People can access the program for help obtaining their first, second or booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine within the geographic area of Metro Vancouver.
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is also developing workshops and clear information on COIVD-19 in Chinese, Korean and Farsi, including translated educational videos and materials, to help improve vaccine knowledge in the community.
Chinese, Korean or Farsi-speaking members of the public are invited to register. To register, please email Negin Taassob at [email protected] or call 236-880-3261.
To learn more about the Culturally-Appropriate COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness and Education Project for Diverse Immigrant Communities, contact Program Assistant Negin Taassob at [email protected] or call 236-880-1871.
This program is made possible by our funder, the Public Health Agency of Canada. It runs until March 31, 2023.