Communications Resources

For Public Health Professionals

The Public Health Communications Collaborative (PHCC) was formed in 2020 to coordinate and amplify public health messaging on COVID-19 and increase Americans’ confidence in guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health officials.

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Q&A: July 27 CDC Update

Topline messages and tips about the updated CDC mask guidance.


Q&A: Schools and In-Person Learning

Answers to tough questions about school reopening guidance and the return to in-person learning.

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Webinar Recording: COVID-19 and Return to In-Person Learning

Watch the July 21st webinar for insights on effective messaging to communicate with families, teachers, and school officials in preparation for a safe and comfortable return to the classroom.

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New Shareable Graphics

As the delta variant has quickly become the dominant strain worldwide, 99 percent of new COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations are unvaccinated people. Download and share these new graphics to use in your local COVID-19 communication and vaccination outreach.

Q&A - Delta variant, Johnson & Johson

Answers to tough questions about the delta variant, Johnson & Johnson vaccines, booster doses, and other issues.

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Graphic: Messaging Based On Local Vaccination Rates

To develop clear and effective talking points about the critical role local vaccination rates play in your community, use our new messaging resource.

How to answer parents questions on covid and children

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccinations and Children - Answering Parents' Questions

In this webinar, Dr. Karen Remley, Director of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the CDC and former Executive Director and CEO of American Academy of Pediatrics and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health shared insights and effective communication to answer parents' questions about COVID-19 vaccination and children.

Graphic: Messaging to Communicate Mask Guidance

To help you develop clear and effective talking points about mask-wearing guidelines and rules to follow in your community, just remember: MASK.

Improving Vaccine Confidence: A Communication Guide for Physicians

This 4-page guide with research-based tips and language was developed for physicians by the de Beaumont Foundation and ASTHO.

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