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Talking About the COVID Vaccine in Your Community

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.  

Session 1: Health Literacy & Vaccine Community Outreach

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
12:00 pm1:00 pm

• 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.

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

Session 2: Science Literacy & Vaccine Community Outreach

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
12:00 pm1:00 pm

• 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.

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

Session 3: Digital Literacy & Vaccine Community Outreach

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
12:00 pm1:00 pm

• Understand the interaction between digital literacy and health and the challenges that many may face in accessing digital health information.
• Employ strategies to support community members in overcoming the digital divide and reduce barriers to vaccine access.
• Assist/teach community members how to find reliable health information.

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

Session 4: Talking About COVID-19 in your Community

Thursday, June 23, 2022
12:00 pm1:00 pm

• Understand the latest COVID-19 information and how to talk about it 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.

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

 

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