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Illinois attempts to persuade those who are ‘on the fence’ about COVID-19 vaccines (free)

The state of Illinois launched a new vaccine awareness campaign this week in an attempt to persuade more people to get COVID-19 vaccines. The ‘On the Fence’ campaign features 18 stories from Illinoisans who were initially hesitant but are now fully vaccinated.

The campaign will roll out over the coming months, including stories from people who reflect the racial and socioeconomic diversity of the state.

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) officials have long encouraged people to get vaccinated as one of the most effective ways to reduce illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths during the pandemic.

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