Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 8/11
Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 8/11

Current Facts and Figures

  • Number of vaccines given at LATIN-19 clinics — 11,355
  • Percentage of NC population (ages 12 +) at least partially vaccinated — 60%
  • 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 8.11.21

1. Advisory Board Introductions 
2. Carla Obiol, NC Rural Coalition fighting Covid19: Perspectives of behavioral health professionals across the state during Covid19
3. Cameron Wolfe: Update on COVID-19, Delta and antibodies
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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

Resolve to Save Lives

Resolve to Save Lives is partnering with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) to develop and place a series of ads featuring long-hauler testimonials as part of North Carolina’s statewide COVID-19 vaccine communication campaign, You Have a Spot, Take Your Shot, during the fall. We are moving quickly to identify patients who are interested in potentially being featured in the campaign and need some help.
Recruitment criteria:
  • 18 to 29 years of age
  • Are fully vaccinated
  • Had a confirmed case of COVID-19
  • Are experiencing long COVID symptoms at least 12 weeks after COVID-19 diagnosis
Please contact info@resolvetosavelives.org to learn more.

Applications Open: COVID-19 Community Education Initiative to Advance Health Equity Through Education and Outreach

Deadline for applications – Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 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. A maximum of $5,000 will be awarded to each organization to build their capacity to reach the Black and Latinx communities with timely, relevant, and trustworthy information, along with other resources that may reduce COVID-19 disparities.

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

Latino Health Roundtable

Tuesday, August 17, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Register on Zoom 
This will be the first part of a series dedicated to Poverty as a Social Driver of Health (SDOH). Poverty is one of the health priorities of the 2020 Durham County Community Health Assessment.  

Open Positions
 Soc/Clin Research Assistant | UNC Pediatrics | Fluent Spanish Speaker | View Job Posting 
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