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10 Tips from Special Olympics Athletes on How to Make Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics Inclusive

We asked four Special Olympics athletes who recently got vaccinated for COVID-19 what would make vaccination clinics more friendly and inclusive. Here’s what they had to say:

A new study from Jefferson Health shows that after the elderly, people with intellectual disabilities are at the greatest risk of death from COVID-19. That’s why Special Olympics and Jefferson Center for Autism and Neurodiversity worked together on this video, recognizing that it’s vitally important to provide a positive and inclusive vaccination experience for people with intellectual disabilities.

Check out our other COVID-19 vaccine information and materials.

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