Baltimore Community Flu Shot Clinic Draws Hundreds

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BALTIMORE – Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 6:09 pm | ו’ כסלו תשפ”א The Chesed Fund and Project Ezra Community Flu Clinic.After a rained-out Sunday, November 1st, The Chesed Fund and Project Ezra, in coordination with Rite Aid, ran the first annual
All-Day Marathon on Sunday, November 8th. It was held at Bnos Yisroel, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, to accommodate community members’ busy Sunday schedules. Foreseeing the need for the community to better protect ourselves and boost our immunity during the pandemic, Frank Storch, director of the organizations, started planning for the event months before. “Our healthcare systems and employees have been working tirelessly for us for almost nine months now. It’s our responsibility to them and each other to avoid overwhelming them when flu season hits. And now with the recent surge in Covid-19 cases across the country and the world, even more so.”
The overwhelming response resulted in over 400 community members, socially distanced and masked, of course, getting vaccinated. Originally, the clinic was scheduled to be outdoors in tents, however since rain was in the forecast, even for the rescheduled November 8th rain date, it was held indoors. The pharmacists, however, were very considerate and even administered shots outdoors to …

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