Unisex Barbershop on Chancellor Avenue hosts pop-up sites in a community where only 42% of the population receives shots.
Irbington is one of 10 municipalities with a population of over 100,000 and has a vaccination rate of less than 50%.
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The governor also holds a roundtable with shopkeeper Hugea Newman and local leaders on how to increase confidence in black men’s vaccines.Participants include Dr. Brian Bridges, Secretary of Higher Education in New Jersey, Tony Vauss, Mayor of Irvington, Wayne Richardson, Chairman of the Essex County Commission, and Aide Brandon Parish, Governor.
After the discussion, Murphy observes several vaccinations outside the barber shop offered by a health partner in a local independent pharmacy.
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The Irvington hairdresser pop-up site is part of a push to vaccinate black men
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