Morales and Center for Latinx Health Release New Report on COVID-19 Vaccination Rates
Posted: 10/29/2021 ()
, co-Director of the , has just led the authorship of a newly released, important report on rates of vaccination among Latinos in Washington State, available . Their report finds that overall in Washington state, the rate of fully vaccinated individuals among Latinos twelve years of age and older was 54.6% as of September 29, 2021, up from 40.5% in July (2021), representing a 33.4% increase in the number of vaccinated Latinos. While overall rates have improved since July, the report observes that there is some heterogeneity in rates across the state; some urban and rural Latinx communities are lagging behind and remain at significant risk of COVID-19 infections. [NB: CSDE Research Scientist provided consultative support for the visualizations in the report].