According to a poll, 60% of Americans don’t know when they should obtain the Covid-19 vaccine and 55% don’t know where they can acquire it.

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Black and Hispanic adults, as well as low-income households, are among the groups least likely to say they have enough information

A majority or 6 in 10 Americans who are yet to get vaccinated against the coronavirus do not know when they will be able to get the vaccine and 55% do not have enough information about where they will be able to get the shot. Some states having slightly different vaccine priority criteria, and four in 10 (43%) say they do not have enough information about how their state is deciding who gets priority for the Covid-19 shot.

While older Americans are a high-priority group for getting a Covid-19 vaccine, the latest Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) vaccine monitor report finds that among those who have not yet been vaccinated, most people 65 and older say they do not have enough information about when (58%) and where (59%) they will be able to get vaccinated.

In the case of essential workers, another high-priority group, 55% inform they have enough information about where to get a vaccine (55%) but do not have enough information about when they will be able to get vaccinated (55%). This includes some healthcare workers who have not yet got vaccinated and suggest they do not have enough information about when they will be able to get vaccinated (21%). A similar share (18%) of healthcare workers who are yet to get the shot do not have enough information about where to get vaccinated.

The findings highlight a key challenge facing public health authorities seeking to get their limited supplies of vaccine into the arms of priority populations. “The Biden administration has been left with a huge challenge on vaccine administration. Most Americans don’t know when or where they can get a vaccine, including older Americans, who are already eligible to get a vaccine in a growing number of states. Understandably large numbers of people are frustrated, angry, and confused,” emphasizes KFF president and CEO Drew Altman said.

Black and Hispanic adults, as well as low-income households, are among the groups least likely to say they have enough information. Within each group, at least two-thirds report that they do not have enough information about when they can get vaccinated, and at least six in 10 stated that they do not have enough information about where to get vaccinated. This further suggests that vaccinating the most vulnerable Americans will be an uphill battle.

“About six in 10 Black (62%) and Hispanic (63%) adults say they do not have enough information about where to get a Covid-19 vaccine, compared to about half of White adults who say they do not have enough information (51%).. Brinkwire Brief News.

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