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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 Literacy & Vaccine Community Outreach 

• Understand what digital health literacy is, its impact on vaccination, and the digital skills and tools needed to access vaccines 
• Learn 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 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

Register for session 2 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. 

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 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 

Thursday, August 16, 2022 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

Register for session 4 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. 

 

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