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COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Training Sessions

In this 4-part virtual Train-the-Trainer series, participants will learn health, digital, and science literacy communication strategies when talking about COVID-19 vaccines in the community. Please email healthliteracy@wisconsinliteracy.org with any questions. 

Session 1: Health Literacy & Vaccine Community Outreach 

  •  Learn the prevalence of low literacy and health literacy in the U.S. and how it impacts health behaviors, including COVID-19 vaccination status 
  • Understand the importance of taking a health literacy universal precautions approach when talking about vaccines 
  • Apply nine health literacy communication strategies when talking about the COVID-19 vaccine in the community to build trust and reduce barriers 

Health Literacy and Vaccine Community Outreach Slides

Health Literacy and Vaccine Community Outreach Presentation

Session 2: Digital Health Literacy & Vaccine Community Outreach 

  • Understand what digital health literacy is, its impact on vaccination, and the digital skills and tools needed to access vaccines 
  • Identify methods and resources that community organizations can use to improve the digital health literacy of their community and decrease barriers to vaccination 
  • Learn skills community members need to find reliable health information online and use social media appropriately to reduce disinformation/misinformation

Monday, August 15, 2022 

Digital Health Literacy and Vaccine Community Outreach Slides

Digital Health Literacy and Vaccine Community Outreach Presentation

Digital Health Literacy and Vaccine Community Outreach Useful Website List

Session 3: Science Literacy & Vaccine Community Outreach 

  • Understand the challenges of communicating science concepts and processes to the public 
  • Apply strategies, such as using relatable analogies, to make science concepts easier to understand 
  • Integrate best practices into your own communication work 

Science Literacy and Vaccine Community Outreach Slides

Science Literacy and Vaccine Community Outreach Presentation

Session 4: Talking About COVID-19 Vaccines in your Community 

  • Understand how to talk about COVID-19 vaccines in your community 
  • Learn strategies to enhance community engagement around COVID-19 vaccines 
  • Learn the LARA technique and how to respectfully listen and communicate effectively with vaccine hesitant communities 

Talking About Covid-19 Vaccines in your Community Slides

Talking About Covid-19 Vaccines in your Community Presentation

LARA Communication Technique

Session 5: Finding Reliable COVID-19 Vaccine Information Online

  • ​​​Explain the need for using reliable health information and its impact on COVID-19 vaccination
  • Learn how to search for online health information, select a website, and what to look for to determine if the information is reliable
  • Identify considerations and steps to teaching finding reliable health information online

Finding Reliable Covid-19 Vaccine Information Online Slides

Finding Reliable Covid-19 Vaccine Information Online Presentation

Common Web Terms Handout

Website Detective Handout

 

 

 

 

 

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