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Community Health Workers: Bridging the Gap

Community Health Workers: Bridging the Gap

Confidante. Helper. Friend. Trusted Resource. These are all descriptors for Jordan Bergmann, a community health worker (CHW) who helps bridge the gap for individuals in need of community services or health care programs in Bismarck, North Dakota. “In order to connect...

Which COVID-19 Vaccine?

Which COVID-19 Vaccine?

There are currently three Covid-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use by the US Food and Drug Administration, manufactured by Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. All three are currently being distributed across the United States. Many are wondering...

Vaccine Confidence: We Can Do This!

Vaccine Confidence: We Can Do This!

There is a new national campaign to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence. This campaign will rely on messengers from community-based organizations to press the importance of the vaccine, especially in underserved populations, including rural ones. The WE CAN DO THIS...

Celebrate Public Health Heroes

Celebrate Public Health Heroes

In the midst of the most challenging public health crisis of a lifetime, recognizing the impact of public health professionals on communities and lives is more important than ever. While these individuals are worthy of daily praise, National Public Health Week sets...