Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 4/14
Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 4/14

Current Facts and Figures

  • Number of vaccines given at LATIN-19 clinics — 3,442
  • Percentage of NC population at least partially vaccinated — 40%
  • Percentage of NC Latinx population at least partially vaccinated — 5.5%
  • Hispanic population in NC — 9.8%
  • Percentage of Hispanic COVID-19 cases in NC — 21%

Agenda for 4.14.21

  1. Edgar Vergara, La Semilla: Updates on church mobilization during COVID-19 Community Health Workers, vaccine events, food provision, etc.
  2. Charlene Wong, Duke Pediatrician: Updates on Johnson & Johnson vaccine situation, vaccine equity
  3. Open group sharing and discussion: Promotora & Community Health Workers experiences with vaccine sign-up and events
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Advisory Board Nominations
In order to capture the full diversity of la comunidad Latina and honor all voices — especially, those of historically marginalized populations/communities — LATIN-19 is looking for members of our broader community to join our Advisory Board. The deadline to submit nominations is May 1
Submit a Nomination Form

Upcoming Vaccination Events

  • April 15, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Wheels Fun Park, Durham
  • April 17, 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Multiple Locations, Wake County 
  • April 22, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Wheels Fun Park, Durham
  • April 29, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Wheels Fun Park, Durham
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Give Your Thoughts and Ideas

We welcome your feedback about weekly meetings, ongoing initiatives, and organizational priorities. You are also welcome to submit news and announcements to be shared with our broader community. 
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News and Announcements

Vaccine Appointments Available: Saturday, April 17

We still have over 1500 appointments to fill for this weekend in Wake County. All sites will be administering Moderna with the exception of The Cathedral, which will have Pfizer. Individuals aged 16-17 should register for appointments at the Cathedral. 

Event: COVID-19 In Pregnancy 

Understanding COVID-19 and Vaccine 
Tuesday, April 20, 4 p.m. | On Zoom
Panelists include LATIN-19 co-founders Dr. Viviana Martinez-Bianchi and Dr. Gabriela M. Maradiaga Panayotti. 

COVID-19 Community Engagement Mini-Grants  
The NC Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 Disparities (NC CEAL) team seeking non-profit and community serving organizations, faith-based organizations, and tribal nations and organizations to assist us in expanding our reach through a mini-grant program.

Community-Led Initiative to Benefit Durham County Food Distribution
Food for Durham, a community-led initiative, launches today to help local food and hunger relief nonprofits secure food, equipment, and other related needs to continue supporting the community during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Hands-On Triangle 

The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center works to support area nonprofits and mobilize volunteers. They have a platform called is Hands-on Triangle that helps nonprofits register and request volunteers.
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