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Joining as an EXCITE colleague from Maryland!

Crystal Terhune ·
Hi there! Just browsing through Connect and found this subgroup; figured I'd join from Maryland. We are a small team here, working together on Phase 4/Implementation phase to address adult vaccine hesitancy in two ways. For one, we're by addressing cultural competency and communication skills among healthcare workers (specifically among providers and personnel within rural community-based health care centers or health departments). In two demographically different rural regions in Maryland,...

Re: Joining as an EXCITE colleague from Maryland!

MelaniePugsley ·
Thanks Crystal! That sounds great!

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