There are early signs that the 2022-23 flu season in the U.S. could be severe. Flu hospitalizations are rising, and they are higher than usual at this time in the…
The CDC recommends that children age 6 months and older should get a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The decision was made after analyzing substantial data from clinical trials involving…
On October 12, 2022, the CDC updated its recommendations on booster doses. The following communications resources — including topline talking points, answers to tough questions, sample social media posts and graphics — can help you answer questions about updated COVID-19 booster doses and support your local vaccination outreach.
Communicating Through COVID-19 and Beyond features insights and learnings from public health communicators across the country.
The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines both have full FDA approval. Communicating about full FDA approval is an opportunity for public health experts and state, local and federal officials to further emphasize the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Since the start of the pandemic, what we’ve known about COVID-19 has continued to evolve, but all research points clearly to the benefits of vaccination, masking, and testing. Public health communicators can play a vital role in saving lives and keeping people healthy by focusing on the most important and factual information available through the use of bridging statements.
Along with getting vaccinated and boosted, wearing a well-fitting mask over your mouth and nose in indoor public settings or crowds is crucial to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Experts recommend you upgrade your mask to a high filtration respirator if you want optimal protection. Use this resource to promote the highest level of mask protection in your community. The resource is also available in Spanish.
With travel near pre-pandemic levels and COVID-19 on the rise across the country, many in our communities have questions about the best ways to stay safe and healthy throughout their…
The holiday season can bring joy to many, but it can also be a stressful time of year. Stress, anxiety, and loneliness may be compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic. Use this new PHCC resource below to promote mental health tips in your community. (more…)
As scientists and public health officials learn more about the Omicron variant, we will keep our resources updated with key messages to support your communications. Download and share these new graphics to use in your local COVID-19 communication and emphasize topline messages about the new variant. (more…)