29 min

The Effort to Vaccinate Kids for COVID Health Centers On The Front Lines

    • Medicine

Rising concerns about the spread of the Omicron variant have Community Health Center racing to protect families. As the focus now turns to vaccinating 5 to 11 years against COVID, health centers are figuring out ways to operationalize this effort in underserved communities.  There are over 2,500 School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) across the US.  We spoke with experts to learn more about SBHCs and why they are critical to protecting the health and well-being of pediatric populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Featuring:

Paula Fields, MSN, BSN, RN

Vice President of Programs & Technical Assistance

School-Based Health Alliance

 

Anna Goddard, Ph.D., APRN, CPNP-PC  

Vice President of Quality, Research, & Evaluation

School-Based Health Alliance

 

Jennie McLaurin, MD, MPH, MA, FAAP

Senior Fellow for Public Health Integration and Innovation

NACHC

Rising concerns about the spread of the Omicron variant have Community Health Center racing to protect families. As the focus now turns to vaccinating 5 to 11 years against COVID, health centers are figuring out ways to operationalize this effort in underserved communities.  There are over 2,500 School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) across the US.  We spoke with experts to learn more about SBHCs and why they are critical to protecting the health and well-being of pediatric populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Featuring:

Paula Fields, MSN, BSN, RN

Vice President of Programs & Technical Assistance

School-Based Health Alliance

 

Anna Goddard, Ph.D., APRN, CPNP-PC  

Vice President of Quality, Research, & Evaluation

School-Based Health Alliance

 

Jennie McLaurin, MD, MPH, MA, FAAP

Senior Fellow for Public Health Integration and Innovation

NACHC

29 min