COVID-19 News

  • The CDC announced that Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine can be used for the primary series for adolescents ages 12 through 17, giving the age group a third option to get vaccinated for the back-to-school period. This follows the FDA’s clearance of the vaccine under emergency use.
  • The Biden administration plans to offer the next generation of coronavirus booster shots to Americans 12 and older soon after Labor Day, a campaign that federal officials hope will reduce deaths from Covid-19 and protect against an expected winter surge.
  • Migrant Clinicians Network has updated their Pandemic Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) blog this month! They answer pressing questions and update responses every month with new guidance and knowledge.
  • Yesterday, CDM, El Vínculo Hispano, and MCN co-hosted a Facebook Live addressing community questions about monkeypox (MPV), COVID-19, and best practices to stay safe from infectious disease. You can watch it in full at this link.

Download video in English and Spanish.

Download audio in English and Spanish.


  • The Episcopal Farmworker Ministry is looking for a new Executive Director. If you are interested in applying, you can send your application to or contact Rev. Michelle Bullock at 919-924-4533 for more information.
  • The Youth Health Advisors with the Division of Child and Family Well-Being at the NC Department of Health and Human Services are now accepting applications for 2022-23. North Carolinians ages 14-18 are encouraged to apply. Apply by Sept. 3rd.
  • Don’t miss the third session of our training series for labor rights defenders and organizers: “Know your rights 101: Who is my employer?” about the relationship between workers and their employers, and why it is important to control the spread of COVID-19. Join us, TOMORROW, Wednesday August 31st, 6-8pm ET (5-7pm CT, 3-5pm PT)! – Sign up here!

State Snapshots


  • HOY en Delaware, the largest Hispanic publication serving Delaware, is hosting their 5th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on September 18, 2022 in Bellevue State Park, from 12-5PM. There is still space for vendors if your organization is interested in applying. To do so, you can send an email to
  • Anyone in Delaware who needs assistance with food, utilities, housing, back-to-school preparations or other immediate needs can dial 2-1-1. Financial coaching – and other assistance – is free, bilingual and confidential.


  • The Maryland Department of Health Behavioral Health Administration developed a toolkit to promote the new crisis and suicide lifeline, 988. Download free posters, digital and audio ads, flyers and wallet cards. Spanish materials available.


  • Legal Aid Justice Center put together an updated eviction tracker along with some important Know-Your-Rights information for tenants facing eviction for nonpayment of rent. This is especially important as all pandemic-related evictions protections have expired as of July 1, 2022. Please check it out and share. 

North Carolina

  • The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services launched the Know Before You Go campaign, a statewide initiative reminding North Carolinians to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccines and boosters in time for the start of the 2022-23 school year, fall festivities, large gatherings and end-of-year celebrations and holidays. The campaign also promotes information on COVID-19 testing and treatment, and it reminds North Carolinians of their rights to both services, with or without identification and insurance. The campaign materials are available in both English and Spanish in the links below:
  • Stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccines and test if you feel sick or are exposed. Protect yourself and others! Visit to locate a provider, order at-home tests and more. Know before you go, NC! Visit

South Carolina

  • SC PASOs is hosting their 5th annual Voces Comunitarias in Walhalla, SC. Voces communitarias unites community members and professionals working to serve, support, and engage with Latino families and their communities, and create a strong network of supporters.

  • COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are available across the state. The COVID-19 vaccine is free


  • CORE Georgia continues to organize vaccination clinics around the state! As a part of CORE Georgia’s new INCENTIVES PROGRAM, select mobile vaccination sites will be offering FREE electronic gift card incentives for those getting vaccinated. For a complete list of ALL CORE Georgia mobile vaccination sites or to schedule your appointment, go to