Building Health Equity for High Risk Populations in Vermont

Last week, UVM Extension announced that it had received a $224,178 grant for vaccine education efforts for Vermont’s migrant and seasonal farmworkers, especially those in Bennington, Caledonia, Essex, Franklin, Orleans, Windham and Windsor Counties.

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Sea plane docked beside snow-capped mountains in Alaska

Vaccines By Air, By Sea

As hope is delivered via syringes around the world, in the rugged mountains and fjords of Southeast Alaska, that delivery can also require a seaplane, a seasoned pilot and an adventure-ready nurse equipped with precious vials of COVID-19 vaccine. As a state public health nurse based in Juneau, Claire Geldhof '11 is among these frontline workers.

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UVM Collaboration Produces COVID-19 Tracking App

Using grant funds provided by UVM’s Office of Engagement, Professor Chris Callahan and Manchester, Vt., programmer Jeremy Walker have developed a new web app that “pushes” customized COVID-19 data to users’ laptops or cellphones.

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