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Uber Offering Free Rides to Monkeypox Vaccination Sites

LOS ANGELES—Uber is partnering with a statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization to provide free rides to monkeypox vaccination sites throughout California, officials announced Sept. 20.
“As vaccines are becoming increasingly available across our state, it’s critical to ensure transportation is not neglected,” said Tony Hoang, executive director of Equality California. “We are immensely grateful for our long-standing partnership with Uber and their commitment to full lived equality for all LGBTQ+ people.”
The offer is good for round-trip rides up to $30 each way.
“Transportation should never be a barrier to getting vaccinated against the monkeypox virus,” said Ramona Prieto, Uber’s head of public policy and communications for the western United States. “Uber has been a proud partner of Equality California since 2018 and is thankful for its leadership on this campaign to ensure equitable vaccine access for all communities.”…

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