CEAL’s It’s Our Turn contest invited youth and young adults between ages of 14 to 25 to share their creative take on a health message about COVID-19 vaccination, wearing a mask, or another pandemic-related health effect on youth. There were 12 winners selected by Arizona community members — each winning a $250 gift card.… Read more
Community health workers (CHWs)—also known as community health representatives (CHRs) and promotoras—know their community best. Unlike most other healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic, CHWs deliver essential support to their clients, often in their clients’ homes.
Since CHWs work in remote locations throughout the state, the Arizona Community Engagement Alliance (AzCEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities created a seven-part video training series on COVID-19 vaccines for CHW’s continuing education.
Called “CHWs Responding to COVID: Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccines,” the video series is a… Read more
Tapping into Arizona youth and young adult creativity as response to COVID-19
With their passion and creativity, many individuals have found ways to add their unique spin on public service messages, especially regarding COVID-19 mask wearing, vaccination brochures or videos. The Arizona Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities hopes to inspire youth and… Read more
Community health workers (CHWs) — also referred to as community health representatives and promotoras de salud — are frontline public health workers who are trusted and welcomed into the homes of their communities.
Researchers in Northern Arizona University’s Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) and the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative (SHERC) recently received four grants totaling more than $1 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NAU Regents’ Professor Julie Baldwin, director of CHER and the principal investigator for three of these projects explained… Read more