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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

May 4, 2021

Last Call for May 10: Vaccination Awareness: Knowledge-at-Noon Series

Submitted by Elaine Johannes

Across most of Kansas, access to COVID-19 vaccination continues to increase, but there are pockets where Kansans may not know where to go for their vaccination or they might be a bit hesitant to do so. Join members of the KSRE EXCITE - Vaccinate with Confidence task force for a Knowledge at Noon: Vaccination Awareness series on May 10, May 24 and June 7 (12-1 p.m. CDT). Each noon-time session will feature information to share with clients and stakeholders, and will include time for discussion about vaccination in Kansas. The focus for each session is below with registration information. Once registered, zoom meeting details will be provided.

In the meantime, reputable vaccination resources, which have been vetted by the KSRE EXCITE task force, are available at KSRE EXCITE vaccination resources April 2021.

Task Force members are:

Justin Goodno, Chuck Otte, Sandra Wick, Diane Nielson, Denise Dias, Leah Robinson, Christine McPheter, Frances Graves, Connie Saltzer (IKC), and Gayle Price and Elaine Johannes (co-facilitators).

Knowledge at Noon Vaccination Awareness Series:

LAST CALL: May 10 - Session 1: Vaccination basics, state resources and information. Register by Thursday, May 6, at https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_71UpkhDbBHr9D6K.

May 24 - Session 2: Understanding the science behind the COVID vaccine (Dr. Barney Graham), vaccine safety. Register by Thursday, May 20, at https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_71UpkhDbBHr9D6K.

June 7 - Session 3: Vaccination hesitancy and communication. Register by Thursday, June 3, at https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_71UpkhDbBHr9D6K.

Contact Elaine Johannes, ejohanne@ksu.edu; or Gayle Price, gprice@ksu.edu; if you have questions or want to share vaccination news from your community.