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COVID-19 and Back to School: UCLA Pediatrician Answers Questions

September 6, 2021

This back-to-school season is like none other, and parents have questions. How do you keep kids safe during this new phase of the pandemic? Is it okay for them to get a COVID-19 vaccine? To get some answers, we spoke with Dr. Jaime Deville, a pediatrician and clinical professor at the University of California at Los Angeles.

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The Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 Disparities

August 6, 2021

As we work to respond to COVID-19, one of our goals is reducing the burden of disease on the hardest-hit communities. Watch our video to learn about NIH CEAL’s ongoing mission to help community organizations address misinformation, build trust, and reduce the impact of COVID-19.

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CEAL in the News

Regreso a clases presenciales: Pediatra de UCLA responde preguntas claves sobre COVID-19
9/6/21  |  Univision 
(also available in English)

Community Input Helps Tennessee Address COVID-19 Disparities
8/13/21  |  National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

Arizona Universities Study Vaccine Hesitancy Among Latinx Communities
7/21/21  |  KNAU Arizona Public Radio

Report highlights COVID-19 experiences of community health workers
7/20/21  |  Arizona CEAL

The Georgia CEAL Team: Putting Communities at the Center of Public Health to Address COVID-19 Disparities
7/16/21  |  National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)

Salud Talks Podcast, Episode 36: “Understanding COVID-19, Part 2; Distribution of a Safe Vaccine”
7/14/21  |  Salud America!

Salud Talks Episode 35: “Understanding COVID-19, Part 1; Safety and the Vaccine”
6/28/21  |  Salud America!

Reaching people with vaccine hesitancy or limited access: ‘It’s really thinking creatively,’ says UIC team leader on $1.4 million grant
6/2/21  |  Chicago Tribune (paywall)

Dr. Amelie Ramirez: Answering the Big Questions on COVID-19 Vaccines
5/25/21  |  Salud America!

UIC leads new collaborative to reduce COVID-19 disparities
5/24/21  |  UIC today

The COVID-19 vaccine in the Hispanic community
5/12/21  |  Telemundo Kansas City

NIH to invest $29 million to address COVID-19 disparities
4/29/21  |  NHLBI Press Release

CEAL Debuts Scientific Pathway to Showcase Diversity
4/5/21  |  Announcement

U-M Receives $1.4M in NIH Funding to expand COVID-19 outreach
3/31/21  |  University of Michigan

Con tres vacunas disponibles, ¿se acortará la espera?
3/7/21  |  Univision 

Rethink how we plan research to shrink COVID health disparities
2/2/21  |  nature

A Talk about vaccines with Dr. Gary Gibbons Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at National Institutes of Health
2/2/21  |  Heart & Soul

COVID, pre-existing conditions, vaccines and what keeps Dr. Gary Gibbons of NIH up at night
1/26/21  I  Black News Channel

Dr. Webb Hooper joins The Good Mental show to talk about vaccine hesitancy among African Americans
1/22/21  |  Good Mental Health Radio

COVID-19: Black, Latinos Hesitate to Take the Vaccine. Is the vaccine safe? Myths and Facts
1/8/21  |  New Americans Media

'Trusted Messengers, Trusted Messages': How To Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy
12/24/20  |  NPR

Many Black Americans don't trust a COVID-19 vaccine. It's important to understand why‌.
12/8/20  |  Today

Medical experts hoping to build coronavirus vaccine trust among Florida minorities
12/8/20  |  WPTV, Florida

Tulane receives $1 million NIH grant to engage communities hardest hit by COVID-19
12/7/20  |  Tulane News, Louisiana

Amid history of mistreatment, doctors struggle to sell Black Americans on coronavirus vaccine
12/7/20  |  Washington Post (paywall)

Tallahassee COVID-19 vaccine trial participant shares her journey
11/25/20  |  WTXL Tallahassee, Florida

A University of Miami Miller School of Medicine team will lead a statewide collaborative outreach program to engage ethnic and racial minority communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
11/25/20  |  UHealth: University of Miami Health System, Florida

Receives Grant: Northsider to Oversee Grant Focused on Outreach in Communities Heavily Affected By COVID
11/19/20  |  The Northside Sun, Mississippi

Knocking down the COVID-19 disparities through university community partnerships
11/19/20  |  The Daily Wildcat, Arizona

The Power of Trust and Truth
11/17/20  |  CEAL Op Ed

Florida universities, health centers collaborate on COVID-19 outreach to minority communities
11/16/20  |  UF Health, Florida

NIH funds community engagement research efforts
9/16/20  |  NHLBI press release 

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