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COVID-19 Vaccine Education Toolkits for Cooperative Extension

Roger Rennekamp ·
Overcoming hesitancy to receive the new COVID-19 vaccines is a growing issue across the U.S. despite more 400,000 deaths resulting from virus to date. According to a recent report published by the Kaiser Family Foundation, rural residents are among the most vaccine hesitant groups with seven in ten rural residents expressing at least some reluctance to receive the vaccine. But as trusted members of the communities they serve, Cooperative Extension faculty and staff are in a unique position...
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Re: COVID-19 Vaccine Education Toolkits for Cooperative Extension

Roberta Riportella ·
Thanks for sharing the excellent resource Roger...and for giving some good context on how it might be used. Know that CDC also has a toolkit for essential works (think ag and food workers) is also important as well as we collaborate with our partners in Ag, Forestry, Sea Grant, and such. CDC Essential worker toolkit . We'll be preparing our workforce to handle both toolkits as part of a vaccination education campaign.
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Wellness in Tough Times Toolkit

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
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New Publication Available: Wellness in Tough Times Toolkit

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
A new publication is available from the Extension Foundation. ”The Wellness in Tough Times Toolkit” is authored by a team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Authors are: Susan Harris, Soni Cochran, Kerry Elsen, Kayla Hinrichs, Julien Hoffman, Michelle Krehbiel, and Brandy VanDeWalle. The project was supported by a grant from the New Technologies in Agricultural Extension (NTAE) program. The team was supported in their work by the Extension Foundation and also received funding from...
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Check Out the New Consumer-Friendly Handouts Based on the Dietary Guidelines!

Holly H. McPeak ·
The HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion has added 5 new consumer-friendly handouts based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 to the Toolkit for Professionals at: https://health.gov/news/202112/check-out-new-consumer-friendly-handouts-based-dietary-guidelines
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A Template for Better Health: New publication details Diabetes Prevention Online Toolkit

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library. A Template for Better Health: Diabetes Prevention Program Toolkit was w ritten by Vanessa da Silva, an assistant professor and Extension specialist at the University of Arizona and an NTAE Fellow. The publication details the process undertaken by a national team of Extension experts to create an online hub to encourage and support Extension’s adoption of the CDC’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The toolkit is a critical part...
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The Extension Foundation was formed in 2006 by Extension Directors and Administrators. Today, the Foundation partners with Cooperative Extension through liaison roles and a formal plan of work with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) to increase system capacity while providing programmatic services, and helping Extension programs scale and investigate new methods and models for implementing programs. The Foundation provides professional development to Cooperative Extension professionals and offers exclusive services to its members. In 2020 and 2021, the Extension Foundation has awarded 85% of its direct funding back to the Cooperative Extension System, 100% of funds are used to support Cooperative Extension initiatives. 

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