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Resources by Topic: Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Collaboration and Flexibility Are Cornerstones of LifePoint Health's Vaccination Efforts
Describes how LifePoint Health, a healthcare organization focused on small, rural, and growing communities in 29 states, is promoting and administering COVID-19 vaccines. Discusses communication and technological strategies as well as community partnerships developed to increase vaccination rates.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
Toolkit to support rural community-based groups, faith-based organizations, businesses, healthcare organizations, and others to develop communication materials to promote vaccine confidence. Offers customizable templates for print ads, posters, brochures, social media posts, and an online resource guide.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Legato Healthcare Marketing, National Rural Health Resource Center
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COVID-19 Vaccine Community Toolkit
Resources and information to help organizations that serve communities impacted by COVID-19 share information on vaccination. Includes key messages, tips on collaborating with trusted messengers, sources of accurate information in vaccination, and more.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Planning Guides and Toolkits for Partners and Community Clinics
A collection of audience-specific toolkits to help healthcare providers build confidence in COVID-19 vaccination among healthcare staff, educate patients, and properly store and handle the vaccine.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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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: 07/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Indian Health Service - COVID-19 Webinar Recordings
Features a number of webinar recordings of Indian Health Service trainings related to COVID-19. Discusses issues such as emotional well-being, domestic violence, and telebehavioral health in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Indian Health Service
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COVID-19 Tribal Resource Center
Offers resources and assistance to keep tribes informed on the COVID-19 pandemic and maintain the safety and well-being of tribal populations. Includes updates & communications, community health and advocacy tools, webinars and events, and tribal response plans.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board
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COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) Resource Center for Physicians
Tools and resources to help physicians respond to COVID-19, including information on vaccination, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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COVID-19
Provides information on the COVID-19 outbreak and shares the latest updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Covers vaccination, symptoms and testing, cases and deaths in the U.S., and more. Offers targeted information for communities and organizations, healthcare providers, and public health departments. Includes free communication resources for distribution.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Benefiting Rural Individuals, Benefiting Rural Population Health
Discusses the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) as a treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Highlights the potential of telehealth to deliver PR in rural areas and features the work of rural PR programs.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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