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Ensuring Equitable Vaccine Access for Vulnerable Older Adults

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout has presented a number of challenges for low-income older adults with limited English proficiency. Lack of digital access has proved to be a critical barrier to making an appointment online, and information about the vaccine, vaccination sites, and eligibility can be confusing, hard to find, or is only presented in English.

Join this event by St. Barnabas Senior Services on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 2:00pm to discuss the issue. You can submit questions ahead of time. Register here.

Special Message from

Hilda Solis, LA County Board of Supervisors’ Chair

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis was sworn in as Los Angeles County Supervisor for the First District of Los Angeles County on December 1, 2014. As County Supervisor, Solis’ priorities include combatting homelessness and building affordable housing, expanding County services to all residents, environmental justice, good-paying jobs, health care access, and more.

Panel Speakers

Dr. Jon Doris, Area Physician Marketing Leader and Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Kaiser Permanente

Dr. Doris is the Area Physician Marketing Leader of the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center (LAMC) and a practicing Board-Certified Cardiac Electrophysiologist. Dr. Doris trained at Albany Medical College, Brown University, and the University of California Los Angeles. He has also researched and co-authored articles in the American Journal of Cardiology and been a speaker and panelist for organizations including the American Medical Association.

Denny Chan, Senior Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging

Denny joined Justice in Aging’s Health Care team in February 2014 and is based in Los Angeles, CA., where he works on issues facing dual eligibles in Los Angeles and throughout California. Two major areas of focus include balance billing and health care delivery reform.

Dallian Carter, Echo Park Site Manager, St. Barnabas Senior Services

Dallian has more than fifteen years of leadership experience in operating Multi-Purpose Centers (MPC’s) and building collaborative partnerships designed to garner community insight into health disparities and health access issues. She is also a member of the Department of Aging’s Los Angeles County Commission for Older Adults (LACCOA).


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