The following American Hospital Association resources can provide SHSMD members with additional inspiration and ideas for expanding community outreach, education and vaccination efforts.
COVID-19 & VACCINE UPDATES
updated as of 12/8/2021
Please visit the AHA vaccine confidence webpage for a host of resources that you can use and customize for your community, as well as our consumer vaccine webpage that addresses common questions about vaccine use. Recent highlights include:
- White House: Winter COVID-19 Strategy Includes Response Teams, Free Home Tests
- White House/HHS Releases New Resource: Family Vaccination Site Playbook
- AHA Special Bulletin: Court Ruling Puts CMS Vaccine Mandate on Temporary Hold Across the Country
- White House: Anthony Fauci, M.D. Expects it Will Take About Two More Weeks to Have More Definitive Information On Omicron’s Transmissibility and Severity
- CDC Strengthens its Recommendation on Booster Doses for Adults
- AHA Special Bulletin: HHS Begins Distribution of Critical COVID-19 Relief Funds
Subscribe or follow these links to get the latest updates and invitations to special webinars.
COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Resources: tools for providers and community-based organizations to educate the public about vaccines. Includes resources for communications by audience, social media campaigns and graphics and tools for community based organizations.
Help engender trust and empower informed decision-making in communities of color to protect individuals, loved ones and those disproportionately suffering from COVID-19. Find resources for vaccinations in Black and LatinX communities and learn about health equities in Black and underserved communities.
VacciNATION: This online resource provides stories about how hospitals are vaccinating the nation through creativity, collaboration and compassion.
Joining Hands for Greater Impact: This new AHA series highlights how innovative partnership have helped in the pandemic response. The site also includes a link to Atrium Health’s “A Leader’s Guide to Safer and More Equitable Community Vaccination Events.”