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Welcome to the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service Employees Organization

Katerina C. Coffey

The Alabama Cooperative Extension Service Employees Organization, Inc. was organized in 1968. Since its inception, the members meet annually in various counties throughout Alabama to handle the business of the organization for professional development. ACESEO, is an outgrowth of the Negro County and Home Agents Association, which was organized in 1940 with ten members. ACESEO, Inc. is composed of professional Extension personnel and paraprofessionals, active and retired, at all levels – State, Regional, and County workers – regardless of race, creed, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Since the inception of our beloved organization, we have strived to “move onward and upward “for equal opportunity and advancement for all Extension employees. We are sui generis because we are the only professional development organization within Alabama Extension that allows any professional or paraprofessional employee to obtain membership regardless of their work discipline or program area.

As it is written,” to whom much is given, much is required.” ACESEO members, we are amalgamated and required to perform the following:

  • Encourage and recognize high standards of professional performance among Cooperative Extension System Employees
  • Further the work of Cooperative Extension System work as a profession
  • Promote unity and cooperation among members
  • Promote professional and personal excellence among the membership
  • Provide a forum to address issues and concerns of our members

If you are an Extension professional or paraprofessional employee and are not a member of ACESEO, I strongly encourage you to consider joining our organization. As the sitting president, I can guarantee you a true Extension professional development experience without hesitation or preference.

We are not just Extension workers, we are Extension professionals!


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Question: Why should I bother getting the vaccine when the immunity will wear off and I will have to get a booster?

Answer: A booster shot is currently being developed. What medical professional do not know is if it will ever be needed. The best situation would be to get a vaccine that gives lifelong protection. That does not always happen with the human body. Many other vaccines require at least one booster shot in a person’s lifetime to maintain immunity.

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New July 2021, Q&A – COVID-19 Vaccine Immunity

It’s true that the vaccines are not officially FDA approved. However, before they were authorized for use, the were studied in tens of thousands of patients. That may not sound like a lot for most people, but the COVID-19 vaccine trials included more patients than what are enrolled in clinical studies evaluating most new medications. Since the vaccines have been made available for use, over 1 billion people have been vaccinated.

More information on COVID-19 science and research is available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

Get the Shot! - Alabama ExtensionMarilyn Bulloch, Associate Clinical Professor, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy

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