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Community Engagement Features Public Health

Reaching out to underserved communities on the coast

When a seafood processor in Newport, Oregon was hit with a large outbreak of the coronavirus virus, FCH Extension Service faculty got to work.

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It takes a village

After an outbreak of COVID-19 in Lincoln County hit Latino communities especially hard, it and brought awareness to their disproportionate access to health resources, information and other community services. OSU Extension faculty jumped in to help.

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Community Engagement News Public Health

Emergency response fulfills Extension’s mission to serve all Oregonians

Extension is an essential partner in coordinating response efforts to disasters and emergencies,” says Lynette, Extension’s state disaster preparedness and recovery specialist and Extension’s liaison to the Extension Disaster Education Network.

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Community Engagement News Public Health

Lincoln County Extension builds coalition to inform Latino and indigenous communities about COVID-19

Oregon State’s Extension Service is reaching out to Latino and indigenous communities in Lincoln County to provide relevant COVID-19 information, including urgent video communications in Spanish and Mam.

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Tillamook County Wellness Initiative receives national award

The National Association of Counties has recognized the Tillamook County Wellness Initiative/Coalition with a 2019 achievement award for health. Associate Professor of Practice Dusti Linnell, Extension Family and Community Health, co-developed and implemented a five-part workshop series for the Tillamook County Wellness Task Force to select a priority issue or action. She and other OSU Extension staff played […]