A number of Religious Leaders say they are committed to assist the government’s vaccination campaign including using sermons to promote the COVID 19 vaccines.

Some stakeholders have noted worrying levels of vaccine hesitancy including among religious people.

President of the Jamaica Council of Churches, Reverend Newton Dixon, says his members stand ready to facilitate the government’s programme.

Reverend Newton Dixon, President of the Jamaica Council of Churches.

In the meantime, President of the Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches, Reverend Dr. Peter Garth
says many Church leaders have been urging members to be reasonable.

He notes the influential role that pastors play.

Reverend Dr Peter Garth, President of the Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches.

They were speaking last evening on Nationwide @5.