People wait outside a COVID-19 vaccine distribution center at the Kedren Community Health Center on January 28, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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The White House will begin shipping doses of Covid-19 vaccines directly to federally qualified community health centers next week to expand outreach to traditionally underserved communities, White House Covid-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients announced Tuesday.
Along with other initiatives such as federally supported mass vaccination sites and mobile clinics, the new program will seek to ensure equity in the vaccine rollout, Zients said.
“Equity is core to our strategy to put this pandemic behind us, and equity means that…