Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 6/16
Updates from the LATIN-19 community; Agenda for 6/16

Current Facts and Figures

  • Number of vaccines given at LATIN-19 clinics — 10,956
  • Percentage of NC population at least partially vaccinated — 54%
  • 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 6.16.21

1. Dr. Bahby Banks and Jessica Johnson, Not A Host (NAH) campaign
2. Marissa Mortiboy, Durham Department of Public Health: Update About Covid and Vaccines/Partnership
3. Updates from 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

Evaluación de la Salud Comunitaria del Condado de Durham
Estamos preparando dos sesiones virtuales interactivas (listening sessions en inglés) como parte de la Evaluación de la Salud Comunitaria del Condado de Durham (Durham County Community Health Assessment). Estamos buscando a personas que hablen español para ayudar con las sesiones interactivas con la comunidad de habla hispana. Nos hace falta facilitadores, anotadores y una persona que coordine la sesión de Zoom.] En este momento no tenemos las fechas de las sesiones. Probablemente serán en julio o agosto. Mi contacto: angel.romero@duke.edu

RCP “Language Navigators”

A Navigator helps patients navigate the health environment, from the parking lot to the receptionist’s check-in, to the appointment room, and assists patients in requesting an official interpreter from the provider. If there are members of the community who want to join RCP and/or request a language navigator, the patients can contact us directly through our language lines:
  • Spanish: 919.332.1876
  • Arabic: 919.923.3873
  • Karen: 919.951.4089
  • Kinyarwanda/Swahili/French: 919.410.3054
  • Burmese & other languages: 984.234.9569

Corona Conversations Within the Black and Brown Community 
Thursday, June 17, 8 - 9 p.m. | On Facebook Live with Minority Healthy 
A discussion on how to become an MD or PhD featuring LATIN-19 Executive Team member, Leonor Corsino, MD. 

Open Positions
Family Engagement Coordinator | Student U in Durham | Apply Online or view the job description in Spanish 
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