One person at a time, that’s how Arniece Montgomery is handling her work as one of more than 50 Vaccine Ambassadors in Calhoun County. Her approach appears to be paying off.
“I noticed after COVID got so bad and so many people were dying that more people were taking advantage of vaccination clinics offered in the community,” Montgomery says. “I called and invited my best friend and family members who had not been vaccinated to those clinics.”
That invitation, made earlier last year, was declined. But she continued to have conversations with them and anyone else she could about the potentially life-threatening impact of the virus and its variants and the importance of being vaccinated.
A few months later, she called that friend for no particular reason and learned that she had been vaccinated. 

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