Local 12: Undocumented immigrants’ fear of arrest could keep them from getting COVID vaccine

Christy O’Dea, MD, an associate professor of family medicine at UC and medical director of the Crossroad Health Center, spoke with Local 12 journalists about vaccine hesitancy among undocumented residents in the Tristate. Thousands worry what might happen if they come forward to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. O’Dea says she has been hearing an reoccurring question from the clients she sees: “Does my immigration status affect my ability to get the vaccine?”

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