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.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty in the Extension Family and Community Health Program have been finding ways to re-engage with people who attended in-person classes, workshops and events.
Growing Healthy Kids will have a new video lesson every Thursday until May 13, 2021. The video lessons give students opportunities to learn basic plant parts and encourage students to try a variety of fruits and vegetables using their senses.
Trailblazer left everything – to be part of something. OCHI director Allison Myers reflects on the center’s success, including a mental health initiative, a food security project, COVID-19 outreach and receiving OPHA’s emerging leader award.