Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 8/18
Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 8/18

Current Facts and Figures

  • Number of vaccines given at LATIN-19 clinics — 11,766
  • Percentage of NC population (ages 12 +) at least partially vaccinated — 61%
  • Percentage of people partially vaccinated in NC who identify as Latinx — 8%
  • Hispanic population in NC — 9.8%
  • Percentage of Hispanic COVID-19 cases in NC — 19%

Agenda for 8.18.21

1. Leigh Bordley, Nuestra Escuelita (Durham LEAP): Announcement about school enrollment 
2. Citlali Bernal, Revista Latina Covid-19 campaign: Contributing campaign material in support of vaccination
3. Janet Bettger and Rushina Cholera, KBR CCS Setup: Input on framing access to care, telehealth, and recruitment
4. Updates from the LATIN-19 Executive Team 
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News and Announcements

Vaccine Appointments and Walk-Ins

We're working to support mobile clinics across the Triangle. You can view our spreadsheet to see upcoming vaccine clinics for the Latina community. You are welcome to share this resource with others. If you would like to add a clinic, please submit the information to hola@latin19.org

Teen Volunteers Needed

Calling all teens! Looking for a teen interested in appearing in videos produced by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services regarding the COVID vaccine. If you know of a teen who loves social media, enjoys being on camera, and is motivated to help peers get vaccinated, send them our way! Please contact Dr. Gabriela Maradiaga Panayotti via email at gabriela.maradiaga@duke.edu. All appropriate consents and parental permissions will be obtained

Nuestra Escuelita (Durham LEAP) Preescolar Bilingüe

Tenemos algunos lugares en nuestras clases de 3 y 4 años (cumplidos hasta el 31 de Agosto). Mensualidad $40 por mes, lunes - jueves,  8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. Por mas información o aplicar: durhamleap.org | 919-302-0331

Pixel At-Home COVID Tests Available

With the increase we are experiencing in COVID-19 infections due to the Delta variant, there is a growing need for more testing. NC DHHS has extended the opportunity for organizations to receive batches of the Pixel At-Home COVID tests. This program requires tracking the number of kits received and distributed to the community using the inventory log

Open Positions
Refugee and Immigrant Affairs Strategist | NIS - Community Engagement Division, Durham | Apply by August 17
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