Meals provided during COVID
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Vaccinated for COVID-19

Established in 1979, the Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) has been a champion for greater unity and opportunities in Detroit's African American community. Through an expansive network of over 130 organizations, DABO strives to create meaningful resources aimed at improving quality-of-life initiatives around the city. Through strong communication networks and the fostering of sustainable methods, this nonprofit organization is helping to build a more unified future for future generations in Detroit.

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Nearly 116 million adults in US have hypertension and 75% are NOT controlled. It is important to know and get in control of your blood pressure today!

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COVID-19 Resources

Trust the Facts, Get the Vax

Myth: COVID-19 is Just the flu!

COVID-19 and the flu are not the same, they are caused by different viruses.

They have similar symptoms, but COVID-19 has a longer incubation period compared to the flu.

Schedule a free vaccination today to stop the spread!

Myth: Getting Vaccinated Will Make You Sick!

FACT: The vaccine does not contain any live or inactive portion of the COVID-19 virus.

You may experience mild side effects such as pain at the injection site, fatigue, headache, and muscle aches.

Schedule your vaccine today!

MYTH: I’m Not High Risk, So I Don’t Need The Vaccine.

FACT: Everybody’s body reacts differently to the COVID-19 virus.

Even if you don’t fit into the category of someone who is at severe risk of COVID-19, you could still develop life threatening symptoms.

The vaccine helps protect you and the community! Trust the facts, get the vax!

MYTH: Ingredients In The Vaccine Are Dangerous.

FACTS: Many of the ingredients in the COVID-19 vaccine are the same ingredients in the food you buy: fats, sugars, and salts.

There are NO preservatives, fetal cells, antibiotics, food proteins, medicines, latex or metals.

The vaccine is safe for everyone! Schedule an appointment today!

MYTH: COVID-19 Will Cause Fertility Problems.

FACT: There is no evidence that the COVID-19 vaccine causes fertility problems.

Studies show that there is no risk of miscarriage or changes in fertility for men or women.

Pregnant women and couples trying to get pregnant are safe to get the vaccine. Schedule an appointment today!

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Community Empowerment Speaker

Experience the power of community togetherness at our monthly speaker series, featuring hip-hop artist and activist MC Serch! His empowering insight into Black and Jewish relations is sure to provide a thought-provoking evening. We’d love for you to attend!


Juneteenth Celebration

We are thrilled to invite you to our upcoming Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 17, 2023, from 12-6PM at the Dr. Lavonne M. Sheffield Bridge Center Library located at 9928 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48204. This year’s celebration promises to be bigger and better than ever before!


Voter Registration Comedy

Join us for the Voter Registration Comedy Show featuring hilarious comedians like Randi Rossario, Shanie D, T. Barb, and Henry Welch. It’s all going down on June 30, 2023 at 7pm at the DR. LaVonne Sheffield Bridge Center Library in Detroit, MI. Best of all, admission is free but you must register to vote to get in!


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