AshBritt, Inc., a national leader in emergency management operations headquartered in South Florida, has teamed up with Best Buddies in Florida to create the Buddy Pass Program, which offers support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities seeking the COVID-19 vaccine. The program is successfully running at the seven Florida Division of Emergency Management vaccination sites operated by AshBritt-IEM Health, from Jacksonville to Miami.

AshBritt recognized there was an opportunity to ensure that individuals of all intellectual and development abilities had a safe, accessible experience at COVID-19 vaccine administration sites. AshBritt and Best Buddies created the Buddy Pass, as a tool to communicate that a person may need accommodations.

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