Health Promotion Research Center

May 13, 2021

Collaborating to Increase King County Vaccination Rates

Rachel Seymour

COVID vaccine vials

The University of Washington Health Promotion Research Center (UW HPRC) is working to increase vaccination rates for underserved communities within King County, Washington. This project will specifically include Latino, Black, and immigrant multigenerational households with elders and adults working in essential industries.

Testing a Safe & Confident Return to Classrooms for Latino Youth

Rachel Seymour

Young girl with braided hair and a mask on running.

Thanks to $4 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health, the University of Washington and its partners are collaborating with elementary schools in the Yakima Valley to evaluate how effective COVID-19 testing, safety measures, and communications around COVID-19 can be at safely increasing in-person attendance.