PSA from Hudson County on COVID-19 vaccine

Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise has launched a public-awareness campaign featuring a diverse set of county residents  designed to increase acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines, particularly in communities of color. The campaign includes a variety of digital media and other types of outreach, and it begins today with its first video featuring Hudson County Director of Health & Human Services Darice Too,n speaking about why she decided to get the vaccine.


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