Two new tools you may be interested in adding to your practice have become available.
1 Minute Videos: The World Health Organization has released a set of videos explaining COVID-19. Less than 1 minute in length each video uses visuals and explanations that support health literacy to provide information about how vaccines work. https://twitter.com/WHO/status/1375024876516442115?s=09
Communications Cheat Sheet – Language that Works to Improve Vaccine Acceptance: Developed by the de Beaumont Foundation in partnership with the American Public Health Association, the National Collaborative for Health Equity and Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies this Communications Cheat Sheet provides tips for choosing your words and tailoring the conversation to better answer questions surrounding COVID and the vaccine. This tool was developed in response to a nationwide survey of more than 1,400 registered voters with an oversample of 300 Black Americans and 300 Latinx Americans in which participants provided input to change the COVID conversation. More resources can be found at www.changingthecovidconversation.org.