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The action team “is made up of our community on Long Island,” Kilmnick said. “And that action team will do some of what we’re doing today … We’re going to take ownership in making sure our community gets the information, gets the resources and gets the support that we need.”

“We heard that people say we need the vaccine here at the center,” Kilmnick said. “We need to create safer spaces and community spaces to be able to deal with the disease and get out ahead of it.” 

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LGBT Network President David Kilmnick live interview on FOX5 New York 6pm newscast with anchor Lori Stokes discussing the latest developments on Monkeypox and needs of the LGBTQ communities in New York.