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News by Topic: Appalachia

Aug 3, 2021 - Discusses a partnership between community organizations and the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) to increase COVID-19 vaccination in 32 Appalachian counties in Kentucky and West Virginia through a grant from the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA). Describes strategies to encourage vaccination through community outreach, increasing access and education, and offering over 90 Community Health Day events in the region from August to November.
Source: University of Kentucky Public Relations & Strategic Communications