B.C. seniors group calls for equal access to COVID-19 vaccine for those in independent living

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The BC Seniors Living Association (BCSLA) is calling on the province to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines will be distributed in an equitable way, not only to seniors in assisted living and long-term care facilities but also to those in independent living.

BCSLA CEO Lee Coonfer told Global News that earlier in the pandemic, independent living facilities were seemingly forgotten for government funding as the virus rampaged through long-term care centres.

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Original Article Source Credits:Global News , https://globalnews.ca/   

Article Written By:  Srushti Gangdev 

Original Article Posted on:   December 14, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://globalnews.ca/news/7519118/bc-seniors-group-equal-access-coronavirus-vaccine-independent-living/