Skip to main content

Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Health literacy

NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities
Fact sheets and other resources to help communities most impacted by COVID-19 and encourage involvement in addressing COVID-19 disparities. Covers basic information on COVID-19, vaccination, clinical trials, and the importance of diversity and inclusion in research.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Institutes of Health
view details
COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit for Health Departments and Other Public Health Partners
Information and resources to help public health partners educate their communities and promote COVID-19 vaccination. Includes digital and print communication materials. Also provides resources for sharing information about COVID-19 vaccines in real time.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
view details
Rides That Save Lives Toolkit: COVID-19 Vaccine Equity for Older People
Provides strategies and best practices to help community organizations, mobility providers, and other partners improve vaccine access for older adults. Includes information to help reach people who are homebound, who no longer drive, have a disability, or lack caregiver support. Also covers how to address concerns about vaccine safety.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Age Friendly Arizona
view details
We Can Do This: COVID-19 Public Education Campaign
Resources to help community partners promote COVID-19 vaccine confidence and encourage prevention in the communities they serve. Includes educational materials in a wide range of formats and targeted to specific audiences. Provides information on the COVID-19 Community Corps, a grassroots network of people serving as trusted voices in their community regarding vaccination.
Additional links: COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Data in the United States, by County, The COVID-19 Community Corps
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
view details
COVID-19 Vaccine Education Effort: Content for Healthcare Providers
Video series for healthcare providers that features physicians and nurses addressing the efficacy and safety of the new vaccines. Covers safety, availability, cost, side effects, vaccine administration, patient education, and more.
Additional links: Partner Toolkit
Date: 04/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organizations: Ad Council, COVID Collaborative
view details
COVID-19: Vaccines
Resources and information for the public on COVID-19 vaccination. Addresses frequently asked questions related to the vaccine and covers how the vaccine works, who will be vaccinated first, benefits of vaccination, information on the different vaccines, and more. Includes links to state/territory health departments for information on how to get a vaccine.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
view details
COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative
Vaccine education resources designed to reach different audiences, including communities of color disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Includes TV, radio, print, and digital public service announcements.
Additional links: Public Health Toolkit, Toolkit for Black Communities, Toolkit for Faith Communities, Toolkit for Hispanic Communities
Date: 03/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Ad Council, COVID Collaborative
view details
CMS Office of Minority Health COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
Vaccination resources for healthcare providers and community partners working with racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, people with limited English proficiency, sexual and gender minorities, and rural populations. Provides resources to share with consumers and patients, including information in different languages.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS Office of Minority Health
view details
COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Toolkit for Health Centers
Resources to help health centers build confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines. Includes key messages for communicating with patients and answers to frequently asked questions. Also provides sample social media posts, a press release template, a radio public service announcement example, waiting room posters, and more.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
view details
Community-Based Organizations COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit
Resources and information to help organizations that serve communities impacted by COVID-19 share information on vaccination. Includes key messages, answers to frequently asked questions, a presentation slide deck, posters and flyers, newsletter content, social media messages, and more.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
view details