COVID-19 Vaccine Education Resources: NACHC’s Picks
As COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, a wide array of organizations are producing excellent FAQs, graphics, videos, and other resources that health centers can use to educate their communities. This page collects our picks of the best or most up-to-date materials from outside organizations, including national public health initiatives, health associations focused on specific populations, and state primary care associations.
Resources for Educating Patients & the Community About the COVID-19 Vaccine:
National Public Health Vaccine Education Initiatives
Ad Council: Get Vaccine Answers: Videos, messages and answers to FAQs about the COVID-19 vaccines. Visit https://getvaccineanswers.org/
CDC — The CDC is the first place to check for messaging and facts about the vaccines approved for use in fighting COVID-19. These resources, in particular, are helpful:
- Myths and Facts About COVID Vaccines: The CDC continuously updates this page addressing common misconceptions and misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines. Visit page.
- “We Can Do This” Campaign: Social media messages and graphics for a wide range of audiences: Visit We Can Do This website.
Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Communications: A frequently updated collection of resources from the Health Center Clearinghouse. Visit website.
Morehouse School of Medicine: National COVID-19 Resiliency Network: The National COVID-19 Resiliency Network provides an app to help people find vaccines, educational resources, and more to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on racial and ethnic minority, rural, and other disproportionately impacted populations. The resources are created by the community, for the community. Visit NCRN website.
Made to Save Vaccination Campaign: This national grassroots campaign provides tools and support for individuals who want to be #VaxAmbassadors in their communities, including social media posts and a Slack channel. View Made to Save resources.
African American Communities
Between Us, About Us: By Black Health Care Workers for Black People about the COVID-19 Vaccines: Black doctors, nurses and researchers dispel misinformation and provide accessible facts in 50 FAQ videos that deliver the information Black people are asking for about the COVID-19 vaccines. A project of the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Black Coalition Against COVID. Visit website.
Vaccine Outreach Resources for Farmworkers (English/Spanish): This COVID-19 vaccine outreach guide for promotoras/es de salud and fotonovela (illustrated brochure) for farmworkers provides information and dispels myths about the COVID-19 vaccine. Created by Farmworker Justice. View outreach guide.
Asian American Pacific Islander Communities
Multilingual and Culturally Appropriate Materials: A compilation of resources translated into numerous AAPI languages, curated by AAPCHO (Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations). Visit webpage.
THE CONVERSATION / LA CONVERSACIÓN: Latinx doctors, nurses and promotoras provide facts and dispel misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines. A project of the Kaiser Family Foundation. Visit website.
Ad Council: Rural Resource COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit: This toolkit includes message guidance and tips for how to approach conversations with empathy and without judgment. Also has videos, social media graphics, PSAs, and more. View toolkit.
National Rural Health Association Vaccine Resources: Find talking points, sample op-ed templates, tools for faith leaders, and more from the National Rural Health Association. Visit website.
Teenagers and Youth
Advancing Health Center and School Partnerships to Improve COVID-19 Vaccination Administration for Adolescents: This short guide provides practical strategies and sample resources for advancing health center and school system partnerships, including tips on maximizing “summer break” and preparing for “back to school” opportunities. Produced by NACHC and the School-Based Health Alliance. View guide.
COVID-19 Vaccine Strategies for Youth: Video of a webinar about Community Health Center Inc.’s approach on the most reassuring and expedient ways to reach youth and their parents during the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. Hosted by Weitzman Echo. Watch video.
Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Vaccination: Multiple Languages
CDC FAQs: This CDC resource contains answers to common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and is available in multiple languages. View page.
CDC “We Can Do This” Campaign: Communication toolkits for a wide range of audiences translated into multiple languages. Visit We Can Do This website.
NACHC COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Toolkit: Translated into Haitian, Hmong, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, NACHC’s toolkit contains key vaccine messages, sample social media posts, and radio PSA templates. View toolkit.
Vaccine Education for Health Care Providers
NACHC Health Center Posters:
NACHC created these “Vaccination is a Team Effort” posters aimed at health center staff. Download, print and hang them in your health center.
CDC Vaccination Communication Toolkit for Health Care Providers and Staff
The CDC toolkits contain ready-made materials aimed at educating health care providers and staff about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Vaccine Education Videos for Health Care Providers: Ad Council
This series of videos produced by the Ad Council and the COVID Collaborative feature Dr. Anthony Fauci and a diverse panel of other experts addressing health care professionals’ questions about COVID-19 vaccination.