Special Update!
May 2021
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We have some interesting supplemental news to share with you, and wanted to get it out in a timely manner, please read below for some timely May news!
Migration Policy Institute (MPI) New Report
The Integration of Immigrant Health Professionals: Looking beyond the COVID-19 Crisis

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States with full force in March 2020, powerful images of health-care workers under incredible strain have come from communities across the country. At the same time, the public-health crisis has hit some much harder than others, including racial and ethnic minority communities and rural areas that have long had more limited access to health care.

Read more at their website: HERE
Solano County
May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Solano County BH is celebrating May is Mental Health Month 2021 and our theme this year is “Journey to Wellness”. As we emerge from a year long pandemic with optimism and hope to support our collective recovery and resilience, we will be hosting a series of virtual events including a car parade to raise awareness and share ways to continue growing and caring for ourselves and our community.  Click either image or HERE to be taken to Solano County's page with more information.

COVID-19 Vaccine
Informational Town Hall
Join top medical experts from USC, LAC+USC, & MLK Community Healthcare plus Faith Community Leadership for a discussion about the COVID-19 Vaccine - They will answer questions and concerns from you.
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Upcoming Events

May is also Asian & Pacific Islanders Heritage Month!
This series on resilience, mental health, and well-being for the AAPI community Presented by the Office for Health, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Campus Community Book Project, & UC Davis Health Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance.

There's still time to join the remaining events!

Mental Health & Immigration in the AAPI Community
May 13th, 2021  - 12pm-1pm

Featuring JR Kuo, Founder, CoffeewithJR & mental health speaker, trainer, and coach. 
Register here:

Health & Well-Being of Filipin-x American Nurses during COVID-19: Implications for Implementing Support
May 26th, 2021 - 12-1pm

In partnership with the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies.  
Register here:

Future Healthcare Worker 
Scholarship Virtual Ceremony
Thursday, May 13th from 4:00-5:00 PM 
Join us to celebrate the Future Healthcare Worker Scholarship recipients! 
Our wonderful scholarship recipients are from the UC Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and the UC Davis School of Medicine Postbaccalaureate Program. Each of our recipients have faced economic or social barriers and all have an incredible commitment to serving underserved communities. 
We hope that you can join us in celebrating our scholarship recipient's accomplishments and their dedication to creating a more equitable healthcare system!

Click the images above to register, or click HERE.
Additional Vaccine Information
Three Sacramento Vaccination Clinics

UC Davis Health now provides free COVID-19 vaccines and the staff to give the shots at three community vaccination sites:

More information available HERE
Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccines in Communities of Color
UC Davis Health Staff and The California Endownment teamed up to create multilingual public service announcements to encourage underrepresented communities to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The PSA's are being released in the weeks before Mother's Day. 
Vaccinate All 58!

Please click the image below to be taken to a toolkit of resources and information to share about Covid19 Vaccination in the state of California.
My Turn!

Everyone in California, over the age of 16 is now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID19 at no cost. Please click the image below to check on vaccine availability in your county!


Click below for our Center's Resource Page!
Mental Health America Toolkit
May is Mental Health month and Mental Health America has released toolkits in both English and Spanish! Use these Tools 2 Thrive toolkit to grow your organization's reach!
Click below for the CA Department of Public Health's Covid-19 Playbook
National Institute of Health - Community Engagement Alliance
Available in both
English and Spanish, Click below
Click below for a collaborative effort from
CalHOPE to help us all stay well, together!
Available in both
English and Spanish
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