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1. Survey Shows Continued Apprehension among Rural Residents Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations
Date: May 2, 2022

Presents findings of a survey shows that only 15% of adults and 14% of teens in rural areas feel that vaccines provide good protection from diseases, discussing the findings in relation to rural vaccination in Illinois. Notes that COVID-19 vaccination rates in some parts of rural Illinois are below 40% and that healthcare providers are considered the most trusted source of information on vaccines. Source: The Center Square.

...vaccines provide good protection from diseases, discussing the findings in relation to rural vaccination in Illinois. Notes that COVID...

2. FDA: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
Date: Mar 22, 2022

Notice from the Food and Drug Administration announcing a virtual meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee on April 6, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern. The agenda will include discussions on considerations for use of additional COVID-19 vaccine booster doses and the process for COVID-19 vaccine strain selection to address current and emerging variants. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request permission to make a public comment during the meeting. Registration is not required, and the meeting is open to the public, available online via a live webcast. Source: Federal Register.

...COVID-19 vaccine booster doses and the process for COVID-19 vaccine strain selection to address...

3. Tribes Credited With Elevating Vaccinations in Rural Arizona
Date: May 7, 2022

Highlights the efforts of Native American organizations, tribal nations, and the Indian Health Service (IHS) to vaccinate rural populations in Arizona, which is the only state with higher rural COVID-19 vaccination rates than metro rates. Describes disparities in COVID-19 infection and mortality for Native American communities and notes a high turnout in rural counties along the U.S-Mexico Border, including a county that had a vaccination rate of 146% through providing vaccines to laborers from Mexico and visitors to the area. Source: AP News.

...Vaccinations in Rural Arizona --- Highlights the efforts of Native American organizations, tribal nations, and the Indian Health Service (IHS) to vaccinate rural populations in Arizona, which is the only state with higher rural COVID...

4. Rural Vaccination Rate Inches Past 50%
Date: Mar 24, 2022

Presents rural and urban COVID-19 vaccination rates over time, noting that as of March 17, 2022, 50.1% of the rural U.S. population has been vaccinated, compared to 64.2% of the metro population. Offers county- and state-level data maps. Source: The Daily Yonder.

...Vaccination Rate Inches Past 50% --- Presents rural and urban COVID-19 vaccination rates over time...

5. Commentary: What Rural America Can Learn from Puerto Rico About Boosting Vaccination Rates
Date: Apr 6, 2022

Describes the ways in which enduring relationships with trusted healthcare professionals in medically underserved areas (MUAs) of Puerto Rico has contributed to the high rate of COVID-19 vaccination on the island. Offers recommendations for fostering bonds between the populations of rural states and healthcare providers, in order to boost credibility and reduce vaccine resistance. Source: Daily Yonder.

...Vaccination Rates --- Describes the ways in which enduring relationships with trusted healthcare professionals in medically underserved areas (MUAs) of Puerto Rico has contributed to the high rate of COVID...

6. Oklahoma's Tribal Health Clinics Continue to Be at Forefront of COVID-19 Response
Date: Apr 27, 2022

Discusses the role of tribal health clinics in providing COVID-19 vaccines and mask distribution in rural Oklahoma, highlighting the toll of the pandemic on tribal nations in Oklahoma and nationwide. Notes that Oklahoma Indian Health Service clinics, clinics run by tribal nations, and a few other tribal clinics in Kansas and Texas have collectively administered 500,000 vaccine doses. May require subscription to view the full article. Source: The Oklahoman.

...COVID-19 Response --- Discusses the role of tribal health clinics in providing COVID-19 vaccines...

7. HHS: Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request
Date: May 20, 2022

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comment on revisions to the ASPA COVID-19 Public Education Campaign Evaluation Surveys, which includes the COVID-19 Attitudes and Beliefs Survey (CABS) and the Monthly Outcome Survey (MOS). Information collected will be used to determine whether the campaign is having the intended impact on target audiences' knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs as they relate to COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccination, and adherence to preventative behaviors. Comments are due by June 21, 2022. Source: Federal Register.

...COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccination, and adherence to preventative behaviors. Comments are due by June...

8. Biden-Harris Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture Establish New Program to Support Rural Health Care Providers, Invests $43 Million
Date: Apr 13, 2022

Announces $43 million in funding awarded through the Emergency Rural Health Care Grant program to support telehealth and nutrition assistance program implementation, facility renovation and construction, medical supply procurement, and staffing for COVID-19 vaccination and testing efforts. Highlights examples of funded projects and offers background on the grant program. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture.

...COVID-19 vaccination and testing efforts. Highlights examples of funded projects and offers background on the grant...

9. CDC: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Date: Apr 14, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is hosting a virtual public meeting on April 20, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The agenda will include discussions on COVID-19 vaccine booster doses. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request permission to make a public comment during the meeting. Registration is not required, and the meeting will be available online via a live webcast. Source: Federal Register.

...COVID-19 vaccine booster doses. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request...

10. CDC: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Date: May 10, 2022

Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is hosting a virtual public meeting on May 19, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The agenda will include discussions on the use of COVID-19 vaccines. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request permission to make a public comment during the meeting. Registration is not required, and the meeting will be available online via a live webcast. Source: Federal Register.

...COVID-19 vaccines. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request permission to make...