CDC COVID-19 Health Equity Campaign
The Volunteers of America Western Nebraska's Health & Wellness initiatives aim to improve and develop COVID-19 mitigation strategies by leveraging and expanding regional multi-sector coalitions. In addition, our program will implement partnerships and collaborators to advance health equity and address social determinants to reduce COVID-19-related disparities among higher risk and underserved populations.
It's Your Call
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a considerable negative impact on the programs provided by the VOAWN, particularly those operating in several of the nation's poorest counties in the Nebraska Sandhills, Panhandle, and surrounding areas, many of which include per-capita incomes well below the federal poverty line. The VOAWN is dedicated to supporting the CDC, DHHS, and PPHD healthcare initiatives to develop COVID-19 mitigation strategies and assist in slowing the spread of COVID-19. to educate and vaccinate against COVID-19 proactively. Our organization recognizes the hardship underserved communities have endured as the result of the pandemic and intends to introduce our COVID-19 outreach campaign directly to these outlying communities to aid in combatting this issue. Our children and communities' future health and well-being depend on our ability to educate and vaccinate against COVID-19 proactively.
Get the Vax Facts
- COVID-19 vaccines will not change your DNA or live inside you forever.
- COVID-19 vaccines do not cause miscarriage or infertility.
- Diversity in COVID-19 vaccine testing helped determine their safety and effectiveness.
- People of color are especially vulnerable to the severe effects of COVID-19.
- COVID-19 vaccines can be given to people who already have had COVID-19.
- All 3 CDC-approved COVID-19 vaccines will not give you the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Note: These materials were funded in whole or in part under the CDC Health Equity Grant through the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services and the Center for Disease Control.