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Same science, more people: Public health degrees give students an edge when pursuing medical school

Biology isn’t the only major for future doctors. CPHHS alumni share how their degrees in public health helped them stand out when applying to medical school.

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Medical mistrust, misinformation factor into Latino vaccine hesitancy

Lack of trusted medical sources, traumatic past experiences with medical care and widespread misinformation have contributed to COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Latino communities.

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Community Engagement Features Public Health

Extension begins grassroots effort to increase vaccine uptake among Latinos

OSU Extension accelerates its local outreach to improve vaccine confidence and uptake in Oregon’s Latino population.

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Seventh round of Corvallis TRACE-COVID-19 sampling suggests three people in 1,000 have virus

The seventh round of door-to-door sampling throughout Corvallis by TRACE-COVID-19 field workers on suggested three people per 1,000 carried the coronavirus on those days.

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Community Engagement Features Public Health

OSU accelerates local efforts to improve Latinx vaccine confidence and uptake

Oregon State is accelerating its local outreach to improve confidence in COVID-19 vaccines in the state’s Latinx population, which has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and whose vaccination rate lags behind other races and ethnicities.

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Vaccinations to be offered during Corvallis TRACE-COVID-19 sampling June 5 and 6

Oregon State’s TRACE-COVID-19 program is partnering with Samaritan Health Services to offer door-to-door vaccinations as TRACE conducts its seventh community survey in Corvallis for the coronavirus.