COLUMBIA, MD. (WJZ) — Pop-up COVID vaccine clinics are helping to get people protected in Howard County.

Friday afternoon, there was a mobile clinic parked at St. John Baptist Church in Columbia to help reach an underserved community, since so many people can’t get to a pharmacy or mass vaccination site to get their shot.

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“Our hope is that every week, we’ll be able to go throughout our counties, especially in places where access might be a challenge or some of our populations that have a higher vaccine hesitancy will have access right in the neighborhood,”

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The county executive adds he is looking forward to getting more doses from the state to be able to do even more clinics.

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CBS Baltimore Staff