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COVID-19 Vaccination in Rural Areas

Building Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A wide range of resources to help communities support vaccination, including guides to reaching specific audiences such as Rural Considerations for Vaccine Confidence and Uptake Strategies.

Vaccination Considerations in Rural America
National Rural Health Association
Findings for a February 2022 poll of rural residents. Covers beliefs about vaccination, COVID-19 vaccination status, vaccination motivating factors and barriers, and post-vaccination behaviors.

COVID-19 Vaccine Talking Points for Rural Leaders
National Rural Health Association
Provides messaging tips for communication that is clear, concise, and personalized to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence in rural communities. Includes examples sharing facts about vaccination, how to protect local businesses and the economy, and how to help individuals protect themselves. Additional resources are also available in NRHA's COVID-19 Vaccine Resources.

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
National Rural Health Resource Center, Legato Healthcare Marketing
Toolkit offering customizable communication materials on COVID-19 vaccination for use in rural communities. Includes templates for print ads, posters, brochures, and social media posts, and instructions for customization.

Last Updated: 9/5/2023