JTA and Uber Launch New Partnership Providing Free Rides to Jacksonville COVID Vaccination Sites – 104.5 WOKV
Jacksonville FL – On Friday, JTA announced a new program to provide access to COVID vaccination sites to residents of neighborhoods with limited access to transportation in Jacksonville. JTA says Uber subsidizes 100% of the costs of about 4,000 trips for trips under $ 25. Vouchers are available for travel to any vaccination site in the following area codes:
JTA CEO Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. says this program is part of the Driving to Health initiative.
“The Ride to Health program was created to improve access to essential resources in the event of a pandemic in our community, this program builds on this mission by ensuring that underserved areas disproportionately affected by the pandemic are not left behind as our city advances in immunization. Ford said.
You can schedule a trip any day of the week between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and an Uber app is required to claim the voucher. You can download the voucher from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or by clicking here.
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