Eric Connerly Data News Weekly Contributor
It’s been a slow roll out for people receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine across the nation.
In New Orleans, the City has just created public service announcement “Sleeves Up NOLA” to encourage residents to get the vaccinated.
This is especially important in a City with a majority African American population, a group that’s been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
This ad is unique in that its using culture bearers displaying the rich, colorful culture of the City to promote the need for residents to get the vaccine.
This is an important move to continue the culture of New Orleans and most importantly save lives.
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In an undated image provided by City of New Orleans, courtesy of Crista Rock, Norman Dixon of the Young Men Olympians Benevolent Association promotes vaccination in the “Sleeves Up, NOLA” campaign. (City of New Orleans, courtesy of Crista Rock via The New York Times)
In an undated image provided by City of New Orleans, courtesy of Crista Rock, the N’awlins Dawlins Baby Dolls, an all-female club that holds volunteer and social events, and dances mightily on Mardi Gras, promote vaccination in the “Sleeves Up, NOLA” campaign. (City of New Orleans, courtesy of Crista Rock via The New York Times)