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

Natural Disasters, Severe Weather, and COVID-19
Overview of how the COVID-19 pandemic can affect disaster preparedness and recovery. Addresses hurricane preparation, wildfire smoke, lowering risk of COVID-19 in public disaster shelters, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Rural Community Toolbox: Funding & Tools to Build Healthy Drug-Free Rural Communities
Provides access to federal funding programs and information related to substance use disorder (SUD), including opioids, to help rural communities and stakeholders address SUD and issues related to SUD in their communities. Offers resources for technical assistance, training, treatment, and recovery support services for rural communities. Features a community assessment tool that provides county-level data on SUD and a resource guide that provides guidance and recommendations for communities to address SUD.
Additional links: Federal Rural Resource Guide
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Office of National Drug Control Policy, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Healthcare Workers: Information on COVID-19
Provides guidance and resources from the CDC for healthcare professionals and healthcare facilities related to COVID-19. Includes information on patient care, protecting patients and workers, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19: Communication Resources
Resources to help public health professionals, health departments, community organizations, and healthcare systems and providers communicate information about COVID-19. Includes guidance documents, public service announcements, a social media toolkit, images, videos, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19 Contact Tracing Communications Toolkit for Health Departments
Toolkit designed to help health departments prevent the spread of COVID-19 by providing communication resources related to contact tracing and self-quarantining. Includes talking points, public service announcement examples, sample social media posts, a list of relevant questions and answers, and other resources.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19: Health Departments
Offers guidelines, tools, and resources to help state, local, and tribal health departments respond to COVID-19. Covers topics on surveillance, contact tracing, infection prevention, community mitigation, and public health workforce. Includes a searchable collection of resources created by health departments.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Tribal Opioid Response Resource Toolkit
Offers a variety of materials, tools, resources and links to support tribes in their efforts to combat the opioid epidemic within their tribal communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Indian Health Board
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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.
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.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Medical Association
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COVID-19 FAQs for Obstetrician-Gynecologists, Obstetrics
Provides guidance for obstetricians and gynecologists related to COVID-19. Covers testing, infection prevention and control, precautions for healthcare workforce, care for pregnant women, and other topics.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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