Building Capacity on the Front Lines to Combat COVID-19

On this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Esther Corpuz, CEO of Alivio Medical Center in Chicago, talks about combatting the COVID-19 pandemic through testing, vaccinations and education within the community. Corpuz also shares insights on working with the Hispanic community to increase vaccine confidence and equitable approaches to vaccine administration.


Listen to the podcast on Soundcloud


Minority Health Month Exclusive: Keys for Adding Capacity to Combat COVID-19. A conversation between AHA and Alivio Medical Center. www.aha.org. Successful Vaccination Strategiesfor Communities: Be deliberate in targeting a vaccination push. Partner with other community and health groups to amplify and coordinate outreach. Make appointments easy and varied; text for appointments; outbound calls to existing patients; online scheduling. Keys to Adding Capacity for Covid Testing and Vaccinations: Collaborate to save time and stretch resources. Empower staff to stay nimble. Prioritize ease for the people you need to help. Learn and adapt as a community; put competition aside.

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