Vaccine Voices: Former Oregon State Sen. Margaret Carter

At today’s news conference Governor Brown shared a video of former state Sen. Margaret Carter receiving her vaccine earlier this morning.

Before taking the vaccine, Sen. Carter said, “One of the reasons I’m so ready is I want our community to know I am taking this shot and it’s safe and even though we have a history of government intervention because we go back to the Tuskegee days. But I want our community to know that this is safe, and I want you to join me in taking this shot.”

Watch the full video below.

This article first appeared in the Feb. 19, 2021 issue of Oregon Coronavirus Update.