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Tia Nelis, TASH's Self-Advocate Engagement Coordinator, discusses the importance of everyone, but particularly people with disabilities, getting vaccinated against COVID-19. What made Tia decide to get vaccinated was her own medical history, the heightened risk factors for people with disabilities and her experience with a family member who has had a particularly bad bought with COVID-19.
Ricardo Thornton discusses his experience of the COVID-19 vaccine. At first he didn't want to get vaccinated, then because all the people in his life – his employer, concern for library patrons, the encouragement of staff at D.C. Disability Services, his grandchildren and his wife – he decided to get fully vaccinated.
Cheryl Bates-Harris begins the #TASHcares series of video testimonials on the importance of people with disabilities (self-advocates), family caregivers, and direct support providers receiving the latest COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. She tells about her experience of the lockdowns and her relief at how the vaccine allowed her to resume her normal life.