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Vaccine for Individuals with Down Syndrome

Advocate for people with Down syndrome

People with disabilities can’t wait for vaccines.

People with disabilities should be prioritized in the next phase, 1B.

Here is what to do:

·         Governor Gavin Newsom

·         Click HERE to email him

·         Or call at 916-445-2841

·         California Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly

·         Click HERE to email him

·         Dr. Tomas Aragon, Director, California Dept of Public Health

·         Click HERE to email him


1) Introduce yourself - say if you are

·         a person with a disability

·         a family member of a person with a disability

·         a professional who works with people with disabilities

2) Explain why the vaccine is important for people with disabilities

·         We can't wait for a vaccine

·         People with disabilities are more at risk for getting and dying of COVID

·         People with disabilities need to be prioritized for vaccinations

·         The vaccine rollout must be accessible to people with disabilities

Your email or phone call doesn't have to be long. It just needs to be your words and feelings. AND IT NEEDS TO BE DONE RIGHT AWAY! and feelings. AND IT NEEDS TO BE DONE RIGHT AWAY!