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100 At-Risk Richmond Seniors to Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations at JenCare Mechanicsville

WHO: 100 at-risk Richmond (Mechanicsville) area residents ages 50 and older; 15 JenCare Senior Medical Center volunteers, including doctors, nurses, medical assistants and operations leaders, including: 

WHAT: Up to 100 pre-scheduled COVID-19 vaccinations being safely administered in one day as a community service at JenCare Senior Medical Center in Richmond. The mass vaccination event, led by JenCare primary care physicians, is part of a strategic and multifaceted alliance with the Virginia Department of Health to better protect seniors in underserved (see attachment neighborhoods from the coronavirus pandemic. To date, these ChenMed-led efforts have vaccinated more than 30,000 people in seven states. 

Watch video about COVID-19 vaccination efforts at JenCare Senior Medical Centers in Richmond Virginia. Download broadcast quality b-roll footage and interviews from COVID-19 vaccinations underway at JenCare Senior Medical Center in Norfolk.

WHEN: Saturday, April 3, 2021, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

WHERE: JenCare Senior Medical Center
3806 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23223 

WHY: In Virginia and across the nation, as shown in the Kaiser Family Foundation’s “Latest Data on COVID-19 Vaccinations Race/Ethnicity Report” updated on Mar. 31, 2021, underserved communities of color are not yet being sufficiently protected by COVID-19 vaccines (scroll down to see market-specific data of interest).

HOW: JenCare Senior Medical Center is part of ChenMed, a medical practice transforming care of the neediest populations through 75 centers in 10 states. The company’s Chen, Dedicated, and JenCare Senior Medical Centers are rapidly advancing COVID-19 vaccination initiatives targeting thousands of underserved seniors, in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. 

CONTACTS: Brenda Massenburg,, 804-551-2582 
Suzy Quinn,, 310-465-9893