“I’m here. I have what’s necessary to help you,” Denise Crawford says of COVID vaccinations. “I’m making it available to you. And you’re refusing to take it. But you’re still coming to me for help.”
As we wind up the second year in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the president and chief executive officer of the Family Health Center in Kalamazoo offered that response on behalf of the medical professionals in her charge and the many medical providers with whom she works.
Medical professionals took an oath to try to save lives, she says. They trained and prepared for that their entire careers. So when COVID struck they saw it as a challenge and a responsibility to protect their communities.