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Building COVID 19 Vaccine Confidence in Agricultural Communities

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Population Health.

Keywords: Agricultural Workers, Access to Care, Hispanic Americans/Latinos, Latinas, Community Health Workers.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Outreach Staff
Secondary Audience: Enabling Staff

Language: Spanish

Developed by: National Center for Farmworker Health (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This training will prepare Community Health Workers (CHWs)/Promotores(as) de Salud, or similar professions, who work with Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAWs) to discuss the Covid-19 vaccines. Trainers will provide insight on the development of COVID-19 vaccines and side-effects associated with the current vaccines available. Participants will learn about the benefits of getting vaccinated, common myths and misconceptions about the COVID-19 vaccine, and strategies to engage communities and individuals in discussions to build confidence about the vaccine.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.