Tune in TODAY at 7 PM ET for a Spanish-language Facebook live event, hosted by CDM, with migrant women as they talk about their experiences defending their rights.
The U.S. government is offering an additional 4 free COVID-19 rapid tests to every household! Request your 4 additional tests, and they will be shipped to your home. Please note that this is an additional 4 tests, so if your household has received 4 tests already, you can receive 4 more, and if you haven’t requested any, you can make 2 requests!
(% of population ≥ 5 years of age fully vaccinated)
North Carolina: 63.3%
South Carolina: 59.7%
Note: We’ve decided to share the CDC’s COVID-19 Community levels in map form in each of the state sections instead of COVID-19 rates since the new metric includes additional factors, like hospital capacity. We’ll continue monitoring the situation, and if cases begin to rise again, we’ll resume reporting COVID-19 rates specifically.
The Delaware Division of Public Health is offering $50 gift cards as an incentive for any unvaccinated individual 5 years and older! The below flyers have specific details about how to get vaccinated and receive the gift card each county:
The University of Delaware is still looking for volunteers to help conduct household surveys in Sussex County on March 25-26. These surveys, focused on the impact of COVID-19, will help inform the State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP). Volunteers can receive up to $150 per day, as well as breakfast and lunch. Spanish- and Haitian Creole-speaking volunteers are especially needed. Sign up here!
Vaccination rates by county
COVID-19 Community Levels by county
The next Lower Shore Vulnerable Population Task Force One Stop Shop will be held on March 19 from 12 to 2 PM at the Fairmount Volunteer Fire Co. in Westover, MD. Share these multilingual graphics to help get the word out!
The North Carolina Department of Labor recently fined Mountaire Farms after workers reported a chemical odor that was causing health issues, and the company refused to provide employees with the name of the chemical or other information about the chemical’s known risks, which include skin burns, eye damage, and respiratory irritation.
Check out this recent Spanish-language article by Enlace Latino NC on the bill passed by the State Senate that would ban school mask mandates in North Carolina, which the governor vetoed and thus will not go into effect.