Sunday, February 28, 2021

Still Vaccine Sign Up Problems for Elders

Still? Yes still. Seniors Seeking Vaccines Have a Problem: They Can’t Use the Internet  tells us something we already know (and I have already blogged about).

The chaotic vaccine rollout has come with a maze of confusing registration pages and clunky health care websites. And the technological savvy required to navigate the text alerts, push notifications and email reminders that are second nature to the digital generation has put older adults like Ms. Carlin, who need the vaccine the most, at a disadvantage. As a result, seniors who lack tech skills are missing out on potentially lifesaving shots.

The article explains various agencies and efforts to help those without internet access but more needs to be done.  

There's got to be a better way. Is it really this hard?

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