Getting COVID Vaccine To North Omaha : Short Wave On today's show, Emily Kwong checks in with infectious disease physician Dr. Jasmine Marcelin at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Jasmine spoke to Short Wave last year about how COVID-19 affected her as a doctor. In part one of a two part episode, Emily talks with her about how she's feeling a year in and how getting involved in community vaccination clinics has made a difference in her life.

You can follow Emily on Twitter @EmilyKwong1234. E-mail Short Wave at ShortWave@NPR.org.

Doctor Finds Hope In Helping Inform And Vaccinate Her Community

Doctor Finds Hope In Helping Inform And Vaccinate Her Community

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Dr. Jasmine Marcelin has been involved with free community events in North Omaha to provide and address concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines. Taylor Wilson / Nebraska Medical Center hide caption

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Dr. Jasmine Marcelin has been involved with free community events in North Omaha to provide and address concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Taylor Wilson / Nebraska Medical Center

On today's show, Emily Kwong checks in with Dr. Jasmine Marcelin, an infectious diseases physician and Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease at University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine.

Jasmine spoke to Short Wave last year about how surges in COVID-19 cases were affecting her as a doctor at UNMC.

In part one of a two part episode, Emily talks with Jasmine about how she's feeling a year in. Jasmine shares how getting involved in her community is making a difference in her life and in the fight against COVID.

You can follow Emily on Twitter @EmilyKwong1234. E-mail Short Wave at ShortWave@NPR.org.

This episode was produced by Brit Hanson and Thomas Lu, edited by Sara Sarasohn, and fact-checked by Indi Khera. The audio engineer for this episode was Josh Newell.