MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The race to vaccinate South Florida pushed on Saturday morning with a “second dose” event focused on communities in need.
The South Miami Children’s Clinic welcomed recipients of the second shot of the Pfizer vaccine.READ MORE: Business Owners In South Florida Say They're Struggling To Get Employees Back To Work
Doctors put an emphasis on getting the now fully vaccinated people to spread the word to others as ambassadors.READ MORE: ‘Pretty Big Pay Package’: Broward School Board Negotiates $743K Exit Deal For Embattled Supt. Robert Runcie
To help do just that, they gave out masks and bumper stickers with messaging in English, Spanish, Creole and Jamaican Patois.
“Today everyone will get their second Pfizer vaccine. And within two weeks they’ll be fully immunized,” said Dr. Tina Carroll-Scott. “And the message for me is, you know, for all the people here, is to now get family, friends, coworkers, whoever is still hesitant about getting this vaccine or fearful, to spread the message that this is our best hope to end this pandemic.”MORE NEWS: Pembroke Pines PD: 15-Year-Old Bicyclist Killed After Being Dragged Under Minivan For 30 Feet
The tagline on those masks and stickers is a simple one: “I trust this vaccine more than this virus.”