Vaccinating Statewide: Challenges, Successes, and Future Plans

Webinar Information:

Join #COVIDCrew and Immunize Nevada as they discuss challenges, successes, and future plans in vaccinating the state against COVID-19. These presenters will discuss the effectiveness of targeted outreach and the utilization of community leaders to catalyze change.

Public Health Perspectives is a free online webinar series designed to showcase programs impacting public health. PHP discusses program design, lessons learned, and creative solutions with public health professionals around the nation. Each PHP webinar takes approximately 1-hour to complete. 

PHP Webinars are hosted live on the second Friday of each month at 10am PST.  

To join the live session, please enroll in the course before 10am PST on the day of the webinar. All PHP sessions are recorded. If you enroll after the live webinar session has ended, the course will contain a video recording of the live session you can watch instead. Please note, it may take up to one month for the recording to become available.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1.  Identify the challenges associated with statewide vaccination campaigns  
  2. Identify the successes associated with statewide vaccination campaigns
  3. Identify the role of community leaders in vaccination campaigns

Target Audience:

  • Public health professionals
  • Community members 
  • Students

Duration: ~ 1 hour 

Continuing Education: N/A

Speaker: Diana Sande, Communications Manager, Nevada Public Health Training Center

Zach Dupin, MPH, Health Communications Manager, Nevada Public Health Training Center

David Pérez, Public Affairs and Community Engagement Manager, Immunize Nevada 

About the Speaker

Diana Sande, Communications Manager, Nevada Public Health Training Center

Diana Sande was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rick, and raised throughout Latin America. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and hopes one day to add Italian to her repertoire. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno, and is beginning coursework for her MPH in 2021. Diana loves dancing salsa, merengue, bachata, and reggaetón. She is passionate about helping the community she lives in and helping the Latinx population in Nevada who has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. She currently works as a communications manager at the Nevada Public Health Training Center and is the leader of #COVIDCrew.

Zach Dupin, MPH, Health Communications Manager, Nevada Public Health Training Center

Zach is a Nevada native. Born and raised in Las Vegas, he moved to Reno in 2008 to attend the   University of Nevada, Reno where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He completed the   Master of Public Health program at George Washington University in 2019. Zach is passionate about   travel and learning about other cultures, and as part of his master's program he completed a two-  month internship in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Zach currently works for the Nevada Public Health   Training Center as the Health Communications Manager for #COVIDCrew. 

David Pérez, Public Affairs & Community Engagement Manager, Immunize Nevada

David rejoined Immunize Nevada in February 2021 and resumed responsibilities for managing and implementing its COVID-19 public relations and communication strategies statewide. He’s worked on the equitable distribution process of the COVID-19 vaccine through various state initiatives and collaborations, which includes overseeing the Nevada Vaccine Equity Collaborative in partnership with the Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition. David earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations from UNR and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in journalism and media studies at UNLV. 

Course Content

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    • Calendar Invite

    • PHP Webinar Welcome

    • Demographic Survey

    • Webinar Description and Presenter Bios

    • Webinar Replay

    • Course Evaluation

    • Save the Date for Next Month's PHP

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