wishes you well.
The singer paid a visit to the White House on Wednesday to urge people
to get vaccinated against COVID-19
, as the delta variant
spreads around the world. She joined President Joe Biden
and Dr. Anthony Fauci
to promote getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and answer questions about the shots.
Olivia Rodrigo arrives in the West Wing
for today's White House meeting with President Joe Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci to assist with vaccine outreach. https://t.co/UKiILat4k5
pic.twitter.com/vViRwjVoXY — DJ Judd (@DJJudd) July 14, 2021
_Rodrigo takes a tour of the West Wing pic.twitter.com/tGCySpwtdH — Jordan Fabian (@Jordanfabian) July 14, 2021
The 18-year-old said she was "beyond honored" to be able to help spread the message of getting vaccinated during a speech at the White House press briefing
“It’s important to have conversations with friends
members, encouraging all communities to get vaccinated and actually get to a vaccination
site, which you can do more easily than ever before given the number of sites we have and how easy it is to find them at vaccines
.gov,” Rodrigo said ahead of her
meeting with Biden and Fauci later in the day.
Olivia Rodrigo appeared at the White House press briefing to urge young people to get vaccinated before meeting with Biden and Fauci pic.twitter.com/RtfamXaYeP — Bloomberg Quicktake (@Quicktake) July 14, 2021
Rodrigo wanted to send a "clear message to young people," according to Biden, who tweeted ahead of the visit.
Olivia Rodrigo is visiting the White House today with a clear message for young people: get vaccinated. It’s the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from the dangerous new COVID-19 variants. Visit https://t.co/4MYpWqXVVo
to find a clinic near you. — President Biden (@POTUS) July 14, 2021
Rodrigo's trip to see the president sparked a slew of jokes
about her wildly catchy songs on social media