Tagged With "Vaccine Hesitancy"
Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccine Development, Approval, Allocation and Distribution
The American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine are jointly sponsoring a webinar on the development, approval, allocation and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, November 18th from 5:00 - 6:30 PM Eastern Time. The webinar will begin with an introduction from the session's moderator, Margaret (Peggy) Hamburg , former FDA commissioner, and then feature a conversation with a panel of experts, including: Larry Corey , President and Director Emeritus, Fred...
This is National Influenza Vaccination Week
From December 6-12, 2020 we will be observing National Influenza Vaccination Week, reminding everyone 6 months and older that it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine. Included below are CDC’s NIVW resources, vaccination messages, and activities you can use to share key information on flu with your networks. For more information about what you can do, visit https://www.cdc.gov/flu/resource-center/nivw/index.htm
Federal Trade Commission Warns of Vaccine Scams
Now that COVID-19 have ben approved for emergency use, scammers will not be far behind warns the warns the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In response, the FTC has developed a blog that include specific warnings and infographics that organizations like Cooperative Extension can use to inform their clients of these possible scams. The blogs are available in English and Spanish. Here are the latest posts. COVID-19 vaccines are in the pipeline. Scammers won’t be far behind. Las vacunas contra...
Position Announcement: Health Promotion Specialist
Applications are currently being accepted for a health promotion specialist who will provide technical assistance and support to an Extension-wide project to promote the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccines. The successful candidate may be a current LGU employee who's services will be supported by a full-time buy-out of their professional time or service contract beginning April 1, 2021. See the position announcement immediately below for additional information. Position Announcement: Vaccinate...
Your COVID-19 questions, answered: CSU Expert Q&A set for March 18
The Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging, in partnership with CSU Extension and Senior Access Points of Larimer County , will hold its eighth webinar in the COVID-19 Expert Panel Series on Thursday, March 18 at 12 p.m. MT via Zoom. Members of the Colorado State University community and the public are invited to attend. As the coronavirus pandemic evolves, the abundance of news reporting and public health recommendations can be overwhelming. The COVID-19 Expert Panel Series was...
Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement: Dec 2021 Immunization Education Program Spotlight Menominee Nation
The focus of the November EXCITE Spotlight session was utilizing Social Media in our Vaccine Education project. Teams shared resources, success stories, and difficulties of using social media to share their project messages and reach their audiences. As part of the presentation, The College of Menominee Nation was highlighted for the significant progress made in their projects goals after launching social media campaigns to reach their target audience. The College of Menominee Nation is a...
EXCITE Announces NEW Funding Opportunity Supporting Adult Immunization Education
Register HERE for the September 22, 2022 Project Info Session The EXCITE national program team is happy to announce the EXCITE program is continuing! The CDC, NIFA, and the Extension Foundation will support projects in our LGU Cooperative Extension communities to address adult immunization education. This opportunity is open to all Land Grant institutions regardless of previous EXCITE participation. As a reminder, EXCITE is a nationwide response by U.S. Cooperative Extension made possible...