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Mar 25 2021

Governor Lamont March 25th Briefing on the State’s Response Efforts to COVID-19

Stamford Connecticut Network STAMFORD – B1C is extremely proud to team up with incredible partners! Tune in to the briefing around the 7-minute mark to learn more. Watch the full video
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Mar 15 2021

Connecticut governor visits vaccination clinic for immigrants and undocumented residents

7 News Boston STAMFORD, Conn. (WHDH) – Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont visited a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Stamford Sunday for immigrants and undocumented residents ages 55 and up. Lamont was joined by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Congressman Jim Himes, Mayor David Martin, and other local leaders at the clinic, where the goal is to help the…
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Mar 15 2021

‘The Worst Has Passed’: Recovered From COVID, a Family Weathers Challenges Shared by Many Latino Immigrants

PBS FRONTLINE By Paula Moura At the end of December, Zully, a 31-year-old mother of two, found herself confronting the unimaginable: yet another COVID-19 nightmare. Her then-8-month-old baby, Neysel, was running an intermittently high fever. Even though it was late at night, Zully texted Luciana Lira, the same woman who had taken care of Neysel…
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Mar 14 2021

Stamford clinic brings vaccines to immigrant communities

Hartford Courant By Amanda Blanco More than 300 Connecticut residents received their first COVID-19 vaccinations Sunday in Stamford at a clinic dedicated to serving immigrants ages 55 and up, including those who are undocumented. The clinic is part of a larger effort statewide to increase vaccination rates among communities of color, who have been particularly…
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Mar 14 2021

Lamont, state officials emphasize vaccination of immigrant community at Stamford clinic

News12 Gov. Ned Lamont was at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Stamford Sunday along with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Jim Himes, the mayor and others. They say the goal is to help the immigrant community gain access to the vaccine. “Getting people vaccinated in neighborhoods like this one, communities of color, immigrant heavy communities where,…
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Mar 14 2021

As state presses equitable distribution, Stamford COVID-19 vaccine clinic reaches immigrant community

Stamford Advocate By J.D. Freda STAMFORD – The sidewalks of Selleck Street were lined Sunday with individuals eager to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the Building One Community headquarters, situated in one of the neighborhoods the state has designated for targeted vaccine distribution. As the state continues to press for an equitable vaccination process, Gov.…
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