Migrant Housing Internet Connectivity Program

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The NC Farmwork Health Program and the NC Agromedince Institute have money to help provide internet connectivity at migrant farmworker housing locations. The program benefits for the farmworkers include:

  • Easier to communicate with farmworkers about outbreaks and emergencies
  • Farmworkers have: Immediate access to telemedicine resulting in early detections, less exposure, and less missed time from work.
  • Access to healthcare resources and health information
  • Access to English as Second Language (ESL) classes and other educational opportunities
  • Ability to connect with family and friends decreasing feelings of isolation and loneliness

Migrant Housing Internet Connectivity Flyer

Internet Hub Flyer

Migrant Housing Solutions and Resources Guide

To receive information about the program please contact:

Robin Tutor Marcom, NC Agromedicine Institute Director, tutorr@ecu.edu  252.744.1008

Natalie Rivera, NCFHP Internet Connectivity Project Coordinator, natalie.rivera@dhhs.nc.gov

Visit the Broadband Resources page for information and ways to take action on broadband issues.

Please contact Kenny Sherin if you have questions or want to share resources.

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Kenneth Sherin, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKenneth SherinBroadband Access and Education Coordinator and County Extension Director Call Kenneth Email Kenneth N.C. Cooperative Extension, Randolph County Center
Updated on Apr 6, 2021
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