The EXCITE Newsletter: June 17th, 2021

Good Afternoon! We have some very exciting updates this morning: Reporting Tool for Activity 1 Now Available The reporting tool for Activity 1 is now available and has been posted to the website along with a user’s guide. Both the form and the user’s guide for Activity 1 are under ‘Quick Links’ at the top of […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: June 10th, 2021

Good morning, We have a few items this week. The first is a reminder about the Activity 1 and Activity 2 Grantee Kickoff Events (registration below). As a reminder, Activity 1 projects can join June 10th OR June 14th for their kickoff event. Activity 2 Projects should join on June 23rd. We ask that you […]

Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching & Engagement Announces Funding Recipients for Activities 1 and 2

The Extension Foundation, in cooperation with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy, through an Interagency Agreement with the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are funding the Cooperative Extension System to address health disparities among rural and other underserved communities. This initiative is called […]

Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement: May 2021 Immunization Education Programs Spotlight

Cooperative Extension programs are making an impact on communities across the country with immunization education efforts, particularly with vaccine-hesitant individuals. Activities include mobile vaccination clinics in partnership with local health organizations, social media campaigns, the development of online toolkits promoting research-based immunization information, and more. This month, the EXCITE program is highlighting how an immunization […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: May 20th, 2021

Good Morning!, We express gratitude to our partner, CDC, who is initiating with this newsletter a listing of resources (below under CDC Rural Health Partner Updates) that are targeted to our work in implementing our Vaccinate with Confidence efforts and our Immunization Education Pilot Programs.  This listing of CDC resources will be placed on the EXCITE webpage.  […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: May 7th, 2021

Good afternoon, This will be a short newsletter this week, but we do have some important announcements: The Activity 1 Application deadline has been extended to May 14th at 11:59 PM ET. For clarification, the Activity 2 Application deadline is also May 14th at 11:59 PM ET. Thank you to those that joined us for […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: April 30th, 2021

RFA OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED! Yesterday you should have received this note but here it is just in case: We are pleased to announce that the Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching & Engagement (EXCITE) grant award (#2021-77041-34831) letter with USDA-NIFA has been received. This now completes the contract information and applications. This information updates and replaces what […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: April 22nd, 2021

What’s new this week?: 1. The pre–decisional applications are available for both Activity 1 Vaccinate with Confidence and Activity 2 Immunization Education Pilot Projects. Find them here. 2. The Immunization Education Liaison List is now posted here. This list is being shared with CDC regional folks and AIM (Association of Immunization Managers) and other partner organizations so they can quickly get connected […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: April 15th, 2021

Do we ever have EXCITING news to share this week?!   Hopefully this is concise but informative. My goal is to have a weekly update in the form of the newsletter to keep the emails down but communication up! My best, Michelle Rodgers Associate Dean and Director University of Delaware EXCITE Project Director Action […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: April 7th, 2021

We are initiating this weekly communication to provide an inclusive and concise update on important happenings related to Immunization Education.  We will include workshops, resources, requests, and updates through this format.  We are EXCITED to share this information with you. Upcoming Events EXCITE Activity 2 Pilot Project Application Workshop April 21 or April 22, 2021 […]