¡Vacúnese contra el COVID! Get vaccinated against COVID! – urges IREACH’s Dr. Anna Zamora-Kapoor
In an interview with Spanish-speaking radio station, La Patrona, in conjunction with the Washington State Department of Health, Dr. Anna Zamora-Kapoor encourages Hispanics to get their COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr. Zamora-Kapoor is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, Department of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences, and Community Liaison for the Health Equity Research Center at Washington State University.
Please listen to the interview here.
En una entrevista con la estación de radio de habla hispana, La Patrona, en conjunto con el Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington, Dr. Zamora-Kapoor anima a los Hispanos de Washington a vacunarse contra el … » More …Read Story
COVID-19 Resources for Native American Communities
Click here to check out a great collection of COVID-19 resources for Native American communities compiled by the Center for American Indian Health at Johns Hopkins University.Read Story
IREACH TALK STORY SERIES: COVID-19 Listening Sessions in Early May
IREACH is conducting research on COVID-19 and would welcome your participation in one of our upcoming TALK STORY SERIES listening sessions.
Please register for the Tues, May 4 (5-7pm) session at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/149971714435
Or the Thurs, May 6 (12-2pm) session at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/149972526865Read Story
IREACH’s Dr. Anna Zamora-Kapoor featured speaker in virtual discussion of COVID-19 vaccine impact
Dr. Anna Zamora-Kapoor, Assistant Professor in WSU’s Departments of Sociology & Medical Education, will be the featured speaker TONIGHT Thursday, March 18th at 7 pm in a virtual discussion of the impact of the COVID-19 vaccine and church guidelines for gatherings. This online event will be hosted in Spanish by La Patrona 1680 AM and the Washington State Department of Health.
Community faith leaders and leaders of other community organizations are invited to join this free virtual … » More …Read Story
La Dra. Anna Zamora-Kapoor de IREACH será la oradora principal en una discusión virtual sobre el impacto de la vacuna COVID-19
Dra. Anna Zamora-Kapoor, Profesora Asistente en los Departamentos de Sociología y Educación Médica de WSU, será la oradora principal ESTA NOCHE el Jueves 18 de Marzo a las 7 pm en una discusión virtual sobre el impacto de la vacuna COVID-19 y las pautas de la iglesia para las reuniones. Este evento en línea será organizado en Español por La Patrona 1680 AM y el Departamento de Salud del Estado de Washington.
Los líderes religiosos comunitarios … » More …Read Story
Dr. Gary Ferguson of IREACH featured on radio segment about indigenous approaches to meeting the challenges of COVID
Dr. Gary Ferguson, IREACH Director of Outreach & Engagement, was interviewed by Alaska radio station KTOO for “Alaska Native traditions: lighting the way through the darkness of COVID.” The segment highlights indigenous traditions that can improve our resiliency during this difficult time. Listen to the segment here.Read Story
IREACH scientist Dr. Ka’imi Sinclair receives grant to track COVID-19 in high-risk Marshallese community
IREACH and Washington State University want to find ways to better identify and reduce COVID-19 infection in vulnerable minority and rural groups. Marshallese Pacific Islanders living in the United States are one such community that has been hit hard by COVID. Like other high-risk groups, Marshallese often serve as frontline workers and suffer from widespread disparities in health care contributing to an increased prevalence in conditions such as type 2 diabetes that escalate COVID-19 risk.
An effort to combat this threat to the Marshallese is being led by Dr. Ka’imi Sinclair (pictured above surrounded by two … » More …Read Story
Conversations That Matter: The COVID-19 Listening Sessions Series
Based on the high level of engagement and enthusiasm for the two listening sessions that IREACH held December in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Project, we will be holding two new sessions in mid-February to hear Native Hawaiian, Alaska Native and Native American thoughts, feelings, and views on COVID-19 vaccinations. The sessions will include a presentation by Salish-Kootenai vaccine expert Dr. Joshua Marceau. Stay tuned for further details about how to sign up for our upcoming IREACH Reaching Out: Conversations That Matter: COVID-19 Listening Sessions.
Supported by the Reagan Udall Foundation on behalf of the FDA, the December 2020 COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Project listening sessions … » More …Read Story
Pandemic deaths cause cultural crisis for American Indians
New York Times, January 12, 2021: Tribal elders are dying from the pandemic, causing a cultural crisis for American Indians. Read the article here.Read Story
Dr. Fauci and Dr. Wilson of the NIH Tribal Health Research Office discuss COVID-19
Dr. Anthony Fauci and NIH Tribal Health Research Office Director Dr. David Wilson discuss the importance of COVID-19 research, clinical trials & vaccines within the American Indian & Alaska Native communities. Watch here.Read Story