FRONT MILLS, MD., October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cancer survivor, accomplished author, teacher, speaker, activist, music director and founder of Music World Entertainment Corporation (MWEC), Dr. Matthew Knowles lends its voice, support and influence for a new National Minority Health Association (NMHA) program that aims to increase COVID-19 vaccinations among people living in medically underserved communities.
Flex for Checks is a new community program that has been developed as part of a $ 11.1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) that seeks to mobilize home care workers to increase immunization confidence and immunization rates in underserved communities as part of the fight against COVID-19.
“It is an absolute honor to be associated with someone as prestigious and talented as Matthew Knowles, who is a pioneer of African American success in our communities, ”said Burgess Harrison, Executive Director of NMHA. “Much like a previously unknown musical talent, the Flex for Checks program was recently discovered by Dr. Knowles and now holds pride of place. in the spotlight as we all are in the fight of our lives against COVID-19. “
Dr. Knowles is widely recognized in the entertainment industry for his effective approach to developing and promoting award-winning artists. As the founder of Music World Entertainment Corporation, he has served as an executive producer on over 100 award-winning, platinum and gold albums in several genres including pop, R&B, gospel, dance and country, as well as soundtracks and special themes. . projects. Record sales topped 450 million worldwide, with works featuring some of the biggest names in music including Chaka Khan, Earth Wind & Fire, The O’Jays, Destiny’s Child, Solange and Beyoncé.
Now he is sharing our country’s biggest stage with the NMHA to highlight the importance of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
“My mission in life has always been to motivate and educate,” Knowles said. “As our ongoing fight against COVID-19 continues, it is clear that vaccinations and wearing masks are our best options to end this pandemic. The Flex for Checks program is a valuable tool for increasing immunization rates and vaccine awareness in our communities. We can win this fight against COVID-19 if we come together and act as a community. Speaking from a first hand perspective, there is nothing in this world that is more valuable than good health and having a positive impact on our world. “
The Flex for Check program also features bestselling author and television personality Dr. Ian smith as a medical spokesperson. Dr. Smith puts his talents, support and expertise to work for the innovative program and encourages his supporters to get vaccinated today.
“I am very proud to work with the NMHA on such a vital health care initiative. The increase in COVID-19 vaccinations in our communities is extremely important to the health of our family, friends, colleagues and neighbors, and to me on a personal level. One thing the pandemic has taught us is that we are all in the same boat, ”says Smith.
For more information on the Flex for Checks program, please visit flexforchecks.com.
About NMHA. The National Minority Health Association, founded in 1988 by Dr. David L. Dalton, President and CEO, UNIVEC Conglomerate, Inc. (UNVC), has completed its initial mission of establishing Minority Health Offices in all 50 states. Today, the NMHA is strengthening its mission and deploying new programs that use patient-centered and value-based care, as well as new ways to improve patient care where they are, to reduce costs. and improve outcomes for minority and underserved communities. To learn more, visit www.theNMHA.org. Become a member of the NMHA Health Equity Action Leaders (HEAL) network and join the fight for health equity. https://www.thenmha.org/donation. Help build confidence in the vaccine www.GoFundMe.com/thenmha.
On Matthew Knowles & Music World Entertainment Corporation
Based on Houston, Music World Entertainment Corporation is one of the world’s leading music and entertainment conglomerates, with record sales exceeding 450 million worldwide, having worked with Chaka Khan, Earth Wind & Fire, The O’Jays, Destiny’s Child, Solange and Beyoncé, among others. Matthew Knowles philanthropic and community service efforts include The Knowles Temenos House (a 400-unit housing complex for that of houston homeless), Make-A-Wish Foundation, Gospel Music Association board, Orchestra US board member, Rhythm and Blues Foundation board member, the Board of Directors of the Recording Academy and the Survivor Foundation. As a pioneer of African American success in the corporate world, Dr. Knowles intimately understands the need to empower the community by sharing knowledge. For more information, please visit www.mathewknowles.com.
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