The people working in hospitals and health systems are trusted sources of information. Answering questions, sharing personal reasons for getting vaccinated, and respecting concerns of those not yet ready to get their vaccine are all powerful ways the health care field can help end this pandemic.
Ongoing polling reflects the complicated reasoning behind those who aren’t yet vaccinated – from unanswered questions or lack of transportation to confusion about where vaccines are available. Below are resources to help the health care field support COVID vaccination efforts.
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A Serious Decision PSA
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Communications by Audience
Communicating with Health Care Professionals
- Clinical Resources on COVID-19 vaccines (CDC)
- COVID-19 Vaccine: How to talk to your patients (CDC)
- COVID-19 Vaccine: What Health Care Professionals Need to Know (CDC)
- Recommendations for Increasing Vaccine Uptake: Seven Archetypes Full Report and Quick Reference Guide (Kaiser Permanente and the California Coronavirus Testing Task Force)
Communicating with Consumers
- Communications Toolkit (AHA)
- Addressing inequities in COVID-19 vaccine administration efforts (AHA)
- Asian language FAQs and videos (TranslateCOVID.org
- Toolkit for pregnant people and new parents (CDC)
- Frequently asked questions (CDC)
- Tools for Community Based Organizations
The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative are leading a massive communications effort to educate the American public and build confidence around the COVID-19 vaccines.
GetVaccineAnswers.org features answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines.
Ask questions, follow science, get vaccinated - New PSA with AMA, ANA, and AHA
The pandemic has tested all of us as we have learned to live, work, and act differently. Strengthen our resolve to defeat COVID-19 by asking the questions, following the science, and getting vaccinated.
Do Your Part Public Service Announcement
AHA Joins AMA and ANA backing science-based COVID-19 vaccine development and urges adoption in this PSA, available in English and Spanish.
Social Media Campaigns and Resources
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This content was funded in part by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (grant number CK20-2003). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this resource do not necessarily represent the policy of CDC or HHS, and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.
Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with questions regarding a medical condition.
Inspiring Stories on the National COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
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