Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 9/8
Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 9/8
 

Current Facts and Figures

  • Number of vaccines given at LATIN-19 clinics — 11,933
  • Percentage of NC population (ages 12 +) at least partially vaccinated — 64%
  • Percentage of people partially vaccinated in NC who identify as Latinx — 9%
  • Hispanic population in NC — 9.8%
  • Percentage of Hispanic COVID-19 cases in NC — 18%


Agenda for 9.8.21

1. Kanecia Zimmerman, ABC Science Collaborative — COVID-19 in schools: preventative measures and how to advocate and empower parents
2. Carolyn Avery, Duke Department of Pediatrics: Screening for social determinants of health (SDOH)
3. Updates from the LATIN-19 Executive Team 

Zoom Troubleshooting
Some individuals have had issues logging into the meeting over the past few weeks. Please make sure that your Zoom software is up-to-date (version 5.7.6).  If you are asked to enter a password, use "LATIN19". 
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Weekly Meeting Minutes

We keep a record of meeting minutes for all Wednesday meetings in a Google Drive folder. Moving forward, we will include the link to this folder in the newsletter, rather than sending a separate email. 
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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 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

Application Deadline Extended - COVID-19 Community Education Initiative to Advance Health Equity Through Education and Outreach

The deadline to apply has been extended to Wednesday, September 15, 5 p.m. Awards will be made to five community-based organizations that promote outreach and address COVID-19 related educational needs in the community. Contact Leatrice Martin with any questions. 
 

Evento de Duke para la Comunidad de Cuidadores

26 de octubre, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
¿Está usted a cargo del cuidado de un ser querido? Podrá escuchar a expertos y ponerse en contacto con servicios y sistemas de apoyo. Encuentre respuestas y recursos que pueden ayudarle a recorrer este camino. Inscríbase para participar en este evento gratuito.

Free At-Home COVID Testing Kits

NC DHHS and Pixel Labcorp are teaming up to make home kits for COVID-19 testing available to North Carolina residents. Information about the home testing program is available in Spanish on the DHHS website (select "Spanish" in the top right corner of the page for translation). Once you have signed up and registered your kit, Spanish instructions are available for download from the Pixel website. 

Open Positions
Outreach Worker | Episcopal Farmworker Ministry | Temporary full-time | Learn more and apply
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