World Languages & Culture

Agricultural Workers and Health During COVID Times

10:00am - 11:00am EDT October 21, 2021

Location: Tyler-Van Dusen , Commons North & South

Join us for a panel discussion of farmworker health care in Michigan, with particular attention to the impact of COVID-19 in our local area and the importance of vaccination. Presentations will be in English, with availability for bilingual Spanish/English Q/A

Trabajadores agrícolas y la salud en los tiempos de COVID

Featured speakers Jesse Costilla, Migrant program manager at Great Lakes Bay Health Centers; Amanda Byler, NP Migrant Medical Director; and Kara Trimbach, Health Educator at Mid-Michigan District Health Department will discuss health care conditions, needs, and barriers for Michigan Farmworkers during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the importance of vaccinations and how to find access.

Hosted by the MMMRC (Mid Michigan Migrant Resource Council) and the World Languages and Cultures Department of Alma College.

This is currently planned as a hybrid event.

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Free and open to the public