Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 7/28
Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 7/28

Current Facts and Figures

  • Number of vaccines given at LATIN-19 clinics — 11,294
  • Percentage of NC population (ages 12 +) at least partially vaccinated — 58%
  • 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 — 20%

Agenda for 7.28.21

1. Sarah Gachuz, NC Department of Health and Human Services Aging Specialist: Assistive Technology program and resources to reduce isolation of older North Carolinians
2. Nicandro Mandujano Acevedo & Susan Clifford, COVID-19 Response Team Members NC Farmworker Health Program
3. 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

NC CEAL: Interviews About COVID-19 Treatment

We are recruiting individuals for 30-60 minute interviews conducted in English on  Zoom. Participants will receive a $20 gift card as a thank you. We are looking for people in one or more of the following groups, across race and ethnicity:
  • People who have/had COVID-19
  • People who are high risk for COVID-19 but have not had it
  • People who are advocates about COVID-19
  • People who are/were caregivers for those with COVID-19 (family, friends, healthcare professionals, etc.)
Contact Dr. Jaimie Hunter at jchunter@email.unc.edu (preferred) or 336.202.6080

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) provides households with a discount of up to $50 a month off of a household's internet bill. That increases to $75 a month for those living on tribal lands. Eligible households can also get a one-time discount of $100 toward the purchase of a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer through participating providers. Please help us spread the word 

Open Positions
Multiple Positions | Duke Population Health Management Office | Population Health Care Manager positions are for nurses or licensed behavioral health specialists. Population Health Resource Associate are the equivalent of community health workers. | View Job Postings 
Fundraising & Development Director  | TeenSmart International | View Job Posting
Digital Design Strategist  | TeenSmart International | View Job Posting
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