The Professional Logging Contractors of Maine (PLC) recently honored the Northeast Center with its Supporting Member Award for demonstrating an “unprecedented commitment to logging contractors in Maine.” “Supporting loggers through health research and practice has been a critical mission for us,” said Deputy Director Erika Scott,
Deadline for Submissions: July 7, 2021 Applications for the Northeast Center’s small grants program are currently available. Our 2021-2022 program will fund two $25,000 mini-grants for one-year research projects. We are looking for proposals that: Lay the groundwork for larger, multi-year projects. Identify emerging health
To understand the pandemic’s impact on farmworkers and to improve COVID-19 prevention efforts, the Northeast Center and the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety conducted regional surveys on the West Coast and in the Northeast. The main findings of the farmworker needs assessment include:
On the same day the Centers for Disease Control announced that fully vaccinated adults 65 and older are 94% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19, our center staff set up its fifth pop-up vaccine clinic in the past two weeks. The “clinic” was a
If you meet the eligibility requirements for your state, you can locate pharmacy and clinic locations near you using this straightforward vaccine finder search tool. You can also contact your state’s department for locations (https://www.cdc.gov/…/healthdire…/healthdepartments.html) or check your local pharmacy’s website for availability.