Faith Leaders Spread the Word: Get Vaccinated

Orthodox Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld, Ohev Sholom synagogue, Washington, DC.

Imam Ammar Amonette, Islamic Center, Richmond, VA.

Mimi Kiser, senior program director, Interfaith Health Program, and assistant professor, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta. “On TikTok, on the pulpit and in legal rulings, rabbis tell congregants: get vaccinated.”

ABC Action News: “Abington pastor gets COVID-19 vaccine to restore trust in Black community.”

PBS: “Anti-abortion faith leaders support use of COVID-19 vaccines.” “Will religious leaders fight for — or against — COVID-19 vaccinations?”

America magazine: “U.S. Catholic bishops: Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an ‘act of charity.’ ” “Some Americans are skeptical about taking a Covid vaccine. Could religious leaders convince them?”

The Associated Press: “Anti-abortion faith leaders support use of COVID-19 vaccines.”

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: “Moral considerations regarding the new COVID-19 vaccines.”

Baptist Press: “Collins discusses COVID-19 vaccines in ERLC event.”

The Washington Post: “What NIH chief Francis Collins wants religious leaders to know about the coronavirus vaccines,” “A pastor’s life depends on a coronavirus vaccine. Now he faces skeptics in his church.”

Christianity Today: “Christians Ready to Help COVID-19 Vaccine Go to Neediest First.”

McClatchy DC Bureau: “Many Black Americans don’t trust the COVID vaccine. Here’s why and what’s being done.”

Interfaith Youth Core: “Faith Leaders Could Play A Crucial Role in Promoting Vaccine Use.”

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin: “Faith leaders encourage coronavirus vaccinations among Southern California worshippers.”

Reuters: “Black pastors hesitant to endorse coronavirus vaccine for congregations, black Americans.”

Bay News 9: “Florida Churches Join COVID-19 Vaccination Effort.”

Miami Herald: “Jackson is partnering with houses of worship to vaccinate members. Is yours on the list?”

The Palm Beach Post: “DeSantis: 7 Florida sites offer COVID-19 vaccines to seniors in partnership with churches.”

CBS Boston: “During Roxbury Forum, Dr. Fauci Said Community Has ‘Responsibility’ To Get COVID-19 Vaccine.”

National Institutes of Health: “About CEAL.”

CDC: “U.S. Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee.”

Jackson Health System.

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