But public-health experts warn that progress in places such as South Dakota could be hindered if false claims about vaccines keep spreading.
Black elected officials are speaking out about what they see as Gov. Ron DeSantis's pattern of prioritizing COVID-19 vaccines for people in affluent, mostly white neighborhoods.
Some community-health advocates say access to the COVID-19 vaccine is as big a problem as distrust of the process in Black communities.
Health advocacy groups say Florida's recommendations on COVID vaccine priority should include people in prison as well as staff members.
Black women in Missouri are four times as likely to die during childbirth than white women