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Atchison County Extension Council partnered with the state-wide Kansas Beats The Virus campaign. Learn more about Kansas Beats The Virus activities across our state; visit the Kansas Leadership Center website.
Our local neighbor to neighbor campaign shared yard signs and banners across Atchison County as a reminder to support each other. With the current increase of COVID spread in Atchison County, we encourage you to talk to your health care provider regarding the pros and cons of the avaialble COVID vaccines.
Kansas farm boy, Dr. Barney Graham, currently serves as deputy director of the National Institutes of Health Vaccine Research Center. He spoke to his fellow Kansans on March 18, 2021, about the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine technolog. Graham helped develop the mRNA vaccine technology. He stressed the importance of vaccinating the majority of our population so we can end this pandemic together.
Dr. Graham, who grew up in Olathe and Paola, Kansas, is a world-renowned immunologist and virologist whose team developed a technological approach that is the foundation of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. His innovation allowed research into the rapid creation of microscopically precise vaccines that can be specially tuned to combat emerging viruses that can cause a pandemic.
Graham credits his Kansas farm roots to help him learn to solve problems.
Our spring gathering to learn seriess will resume this fall. Plan to join us on Wednesdays. Our bi-monthly fall schedule will be posted in September. Discover more about our Living Well Together virtual education series and tune into prevous sessions. The link provides recordings plus educational resources from previous sessions.
Developmental relationships are the roots of young people’s success. They are essential for all young people, in every community. When young people experience these relationships in their families, schools, programs, and communities, they are more likely to be resilient in the face of challenges and grow up to thrive.