BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As vaccine eligibility and opportunities are expanding, leaders in Balitmore’s Muslim community are urging everyone to get vaccinated.
Monday marked the start of the month-long celebration of Ramadan for more than 200,000 Muslims across the state.READ MORE: Second Alarm Dwelling Fire In Southeast Baltimore
At an event Monday night, state leaders and Muslim community activists stressed the importance of people not getting discouraged by fasting requirements and getting vaccinated.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Baltimore County Officer Rescues Ducklings In White Marsh
Many mosques will be offering some level of services this Ramadan with safety measures in place.MORE NEWS: Rombauer Wins The Preakness Stakes, Medina Spirit In The Money
Mosques are being encouraged by the University of Maryland’s CAIR center to apply to be vaccine administration sites.