Uninsured Latinos eligible for free flu shot vouchers

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in General

Uninsured Latinos eligible for free flu shot vouchers

GritoBlast!   About $10 million worth of free flu shots are coming to Walgreens thanks to a collaboration between the drug store and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The effort, now in its seventh year, offers free flu shot vouchers to improve flu immunization rates among uninsured Americans. Latinos have the highest uninsured rates. Eligible individuals can call 866-994-6757 to find the nearest location where flu shot vouchers may be available....

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Call for Applications to 2017 Young Scholars Symposium

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in General

Call for Applications to 2017 Young Scholars Symposium

GritoBlast!  The Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) at the University of Notre Dame announces their annual Young Scholars Symposium. The visiting professor for this year is Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Professor of Religious Studies and Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education, University of Miami. Professor Gonzalez Maldonado’s activities on the Notre Dame campus will include a symposium for advanced doctoral students and pre-tenured professors. The ILS seeks...

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New photo-blog captures the hearts and stories of Havana’s people

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in General

New photo-blog captures the hearts and stories of Havana’s people

GritoBlast!  Before now, Cuba was mostly known  — and photographed — as a second-chance haven for antique cars. But with relations between the U.S. and Cuba thawing and more daily flights offered to the Communist island, Cuba is rapidly changing its image with Americans. However, the “real” Cuba is still not fully visible to everyone. That’s where Humans of Havana wants to change the landscape. HumansOfHavana.com is a photo blog website that captures the...

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