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Addressing vaccine confidence in Adventist Health Tillamook communities

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Recent efforts to support vaccine outreach in rural communities Adventist Health Tillamook serves have been funded by the Rural Health Clinic Vaccine Confidence Program. This effort is a grant-funded Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) initiative to improve vaccine confidence and counter vaccine hesitancy in rural, underserved communities. These efforts include the following:

  • Helping to increase vaccine confidence and uptake
  • Improving health care in rural areas
  • Reinforcing basic messages about the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases
  • Accessing vaccinations
  • Education and outreach efforts around vaccine benefits and safety
  • Vaccine promotion
  • Providing information to rural residents about how and where to get vaccinated
  • Coordinating with existing vaccination sites and public health partners to identify isolated and/or vaccine-hesitant populations

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