OSU Extension accelerates its local outreach to improve vaccine confidence and uptake in Oregon’s Latino population.
Doctoral student Nancy Vargas saw Oregon’s Latinx communities struggling with food insecurity, so she stepped up to help get them the resources they needed.
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.
When a seafood processor in Newport, Oregon was hit with a large outbreak of the coronavirus virus, FCH Extension Service faculty got to work.
OSU’s Extension Service adapted its Walk With Ease exercise program to make classes more accessible and help a wide range of adults build confidence in being physical active.
From the Oregon Coast to the eastern rangelands, Oregon State University Extension Service is collaborating to build knowledge, confidence and participation in COVID-19 vaccinations.