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Deaths spur vaccination among Boise's unhoused population

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Interfaith Sanctuary
Courtesy of Interfaith Sanctuary Facebook
This photo was taken celebration of life for Debi Davis, a guest at the Interfaith Sanctuary Shelter. She passed away from the Delta variant earlier this year.

Idaho’s current COVID-19 surge driven by the delta variant and low vaccinations has been deadly for our homeless population. These folks are some of the most vulnerable to the virus in our community — so getting them vaccinated and protected is a top priority.

Idaho Matters is joined by Jodi Peterson, the Executive Director of Interfaith Sanctuary in Boise.

Watch Interfaith Sanctuary's PSA music video here.

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Frankie Barnhill was the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast.