Masjed Abubakr Al-Seddiq received 500 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to distribute to the Rochester community.
Rochester mosque holds vaccination event
The 50s on friday and today a rochester mosque is giving out 500 doses of the johnson and johnson vaccine.
Kimt news 3's zach gilleland is live at the local mosque.xxx (?
"*seddiq was packed this afternoon ?
"* there was a out the door as people waited to receive their covid shot.
The mosque and mayo clinic teamed up to offer the vaccine to adults in the community.
"* muslim or not ?
"* get a shot here.
This vaccination event was a way to give back to the rochester community.
"* an important holiday in the islamic faith begins on april 12th.
Said hussain is the executive director at the mosque.
He tells me getting the vaccinations done now can help them feel safer during the holiday.
Xxx "hopefully everyone will get the vaccine done and everybody be vaccinated and feel a little bit better.
That's helpful to have the vaccination done and come to the masjed and pray together."
" that the mosque does plan to hold worship during ramadan ?
*- he said they will continue to follow all social distancing guidelines to make it safer for their members.