- The pandemic laid bare that worker health is public health, as frontline workers, especially those in protein processing, have contracted COVID-19 at disproportionate rates. Thankfully, work is now officially recognized as a social determinant of health: “Employment and job characteristics” are now included as one of the six domains for social determinants of health put forth by the CDC’s Community Preventive Services Task Force.
- The CDC’s “Find Out When You Can Get Your Booster” tool is now available in Spanish as well as English. You can use this tool or guide community members through the tool to help determine whether someone is up-to-date on vaccinations or if they should consider getting vaccinated with, for example, the new bivalent booster.
- Check out this Spanish language video about how to use Sol, our digital tool that promotes understanding of workers’ rights and health issues, including COVID-19. Video in English coming soon!