The City Council has launched an awareness campaign to encourage young people to get vaccinated against Covid with the altruistic support of four local ‘influencers’ with thousands of followers on social networks. The mayor, Ángeles Muñoz, has presented the initiative together with the Councilor for Youth, Enrique Rodríguez, and the content creator Marina Llorca, and has stressed that “if there is something that we know that helps to stop the pandemic, it is vaccines”, time that has emphasized that “we play a lot, not only health but also the future of the economy.”
The councilor explained that in the campaign, which has the motto ‘Young people give the final battle, get vaccinated!’, Llorca, along with the athlete Sarah Almagro; the writer and actress Martina D´Antiochia and the businessman and actor Mateo Conde “will help us to convey the message that we have to put the vaccine first for ourselves but also for those around us.” The first councilor, who thanked the collaboration of the ‘influencers’ and RTV Marbella, in charge of making the videos, pointed out that “young people are the ones who have suffered the most restrictions during this health crisis and now they have to set an example ”.
The mayor recalled that immunization is currently open for people over 12 years of age and has reported that to facilitate the doses to those who have not been able to attend due to schedule problems, tomorrow Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., a unit will be installed Mobile to go without an appointment in the Parque de La Represa, in front of Calzados Millán. “The message is for everyone but especially for young people: if we have all been vaccinated now it’s up to you,” he added.
For its part, Llorca has valued the importance of “getting involved so that the pandemic begins to have an end”, while affirming, alluding to the scope that the campaign will have thanks to the more than 1.2 million followers that add up to the four collaborators in their virtual platforms, that “it is true that many people follow us daily in our accounts and if from our loudspeaker we have the opportunity to tell them that it is necessary, we are delighted to make ourselves available and collaborate in this initiative ”.
Along with Marina Llorca, present on platforms and social networks, with messages focused on the diversity of bodies and sizes, the athlete Sarah Almagro participates in the campaign, who after suffering meningococcal meningitis that left her serious sequels, has been an example of overcoming ; the writer and actress Martina D´Antiochia, who after starting 10 years as youtubers has written 16 books to date with more than 700,000 copies sold, and the businessman and actor Mateo Conde, who has participated in different projects such as’ Secretos de Status’ and ‘Ours 2’.