Social media campaign aims to help young Indigenous Manitobans get vaccinated – Global News

Social media campaign aims to help young Indigenous Manitobans get vaccinated – Global News

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202120 Views

May 13, 2021

With Manitoba lowering the minimum age down to 18 for a COVID-19 vaccine, the province is hiring prominent social media influencers to help spread the word and increase vaccinations, particularly among young Indigenous Manitobans.

Comedian Sherry McKay is one of them, and is using her own story to convince young people — including her 11,000 Instagram followers — to get the shot.

“Because I was on the fence (about getting the vaccine) for so long, I ended up getting COVID myself,” McKay said.

“It’s something that I completely regret, taking so much time to make those decisions, so that’s why this is super important to me.”

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/7859447/social-media-campaign-young-indigenous-manitobans-vaccinated-covid-19/

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