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Flu and Vaccine Outreach Event Administered 180 Shots

October 4, 2023

Photo caption: Guests of Honor (L-R): Louise Ryan, ACL Regional Administrator, Region X; Clayton S. Fong, NAPCA President and CEO; Shayna Daitch, Seattle Metropolitan Director, Office of Senator Patty Murray; Chuck Paulsen, QFC Health & Wellness Division Leader

SEATTLE – In an effort to fortify community immunity against seasonal influenza and COVID-19, NAPCA and CISC (Chinese Information and Service Center) hosted a highly successful Vaccine Outreach Event on October 3. The event, held at CISC’s facility, saw the administration of an impressive 180+ flu and COVID-19 vaccinations by Kroger/QFC and Othello Station Pharmacy (OSP).

“We are thrilled to have achieved such a positive outcome from this outreach event,” stated Clayton S. Fong, President and CEO of NAPCA. “The high turnout underscores the community’s recognition of the critical role vaccinations play in safeguarding public health. I want to reiterate that seniors who are 65 and older and with underlying conditions have the highest risk of severe outcomes due to COVID-19. People aged 65-75 are 30 times more likely to be hospitalized or die than young adults. This is the best time to get the shots.”

The event not only provided essential vaccinations but also served as a platform for educating Asian seniors about the benefits of immunization and dispelling common misconceptions. Shayna Daitch, Seattle Metropolitan Director of Senator Patty Murray added, “Senator Murray must be so proud of this turnout and your dedication to protecting the community. I’m sure she will continue to fight for all of you.”

Yang Jie Ying and Byun Hyo Seop, two participants at the event: “As seniors who are more vulnerable, we understand getting vaccinated every year is the best way to prevent serious illness from flu and COVID-19. The new shots will give us the best protection. This event has provided easy access to both vaccines. Also, the information given at the seminar was also very current and practical.”  

NAPCA extends its deepest gratitude to the dedicated healthcare professionals, volunteers, community members, and local pharmacies whose collective efforts made this event a resounding success. “Through such collaborative initiatives, we strive to build a healthier and more resilient community,” said Clayton S. Fong.

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Our 2022 in Numbers

Calls to Helpline

In response to COVID-19, NAPCA launched its free 1-800 Multilingual Phone Helpline for older adults and caregivers in March 2020. From March 2020 to June 2022, the Helpline received over 14,202 calls from 10+ states. NAPCA’s Helpline counselors provide in-language support for COVID-19 Vaccine and COVID-19 emergency resources, Social Security, Medicare, general public benefits and more. NAPCA’s Helpline was featured by QUARTZ and covered by NBC News.

Older Adults

In 2020, NAPCA’s Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), in partnership with the US Department of Labor and over 400+ community based organizations, placed over 1047 older adults in non-profits and government agencies across the country. NAPCA worked with them to develop skills training to find employment, and quickly shifted to a virtual format to keep participants engaged and paid throughout the pandemic.

Older Adults

The Senior Environmental Employment program (SEE) placed 162 working older adults in the Environmental Protection Agency. Of these, over 50% of the participants were age 70+.


NAPCA was one of 20 national non-profit organizations to receive a $14 million award per year, totaling $56 million to continue operating the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) over the next 4 years. SCSEP participants will operate in 59 counties in 7 states.

AAPI Individuals

NAPCA is partnering with the University of California San Francisco to develop the nation’s first research registry for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and is actively recruiting 4,000 individuals. Learn about why this is important: CARE research registry.

Website Views

The NAPCA website received almost 74,000 views throughout 2022. Of these, our National Resource Center for Older Adults and Caregivers and related resource pages received over 27,000 views. These include multilingual state-by-state resources, toolkits and guides for caregivers and organizations, and time sensitive resources around the 2020 Census and Presidential election.

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Our mission is to preserve and promote the dignity, well-being, and quality of life of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and diverse communities as they age.

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