b'Navigating Two PandemicsOur COVID-19 ResponseHealth Equity:Vaccine Education & AwarenessYour Life Matters and Roll Up Your Sleeve CampaignsOnce the COVID-19 vaccines became available, Cone Health developed a strategic vaccination deployment plan that maximized our ability to provide timely and safe COVID-19 vaccine treatment to our employees and residents of the Triad region of North Carolina (Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham counties). We accounted for health disparities for underserved minority communities by informing residents on the importance of receiving COVID-19 vaccine and providing equitable opportunities to be vaccinated. To address this, on February 16, 2021, Cone Health announced that at least 35% of its vaccine allotment would go to minorities.We informed the community of changing eligibility forOur e!orts resulted in the following:vaccination during the states phased rollout of the vaccines.40.28 % of all COVID-19 vaccines administered were to To do this, we: (Black & brown) residents across all 5 counties (Alamance, Used press releases, media relations and a dedicated ConeCaswell, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham).Health website page about vaccination - conehealth.com/ Built trust, and educated, informed and encouraged Black vaccine. and brown community members to take the COVID-19 Created an online waiting list for access to vaccinations as wevaccine. received weekly allocations from the state. Partnered with Guilford County DHHS to administer vaccines Communicated with those on the waiting list weekly toat larger venues, including the Greensboro Coliseum and inform them when new appointments became available forFour Seasons Mall. vaccination and to provide updates on eligibility criteria.Established COVID-19 vaccine sites within minority Informed our community about the opening of multiple Conecommunities to provide easier access. Health xed and mobile vaccine clinics and how to register-75 Mobile Clinics sponsored/co-sponsoredfor appointments. 2021 ANNUAL REPORT (OCT 2020-SEPT 2021)5'