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Tip Sheet: When You are Sick

Author(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date: April 8, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet provides steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community if you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. Steps include staying home except to get medical care, separating yourself from other people in your home, calling ahead …

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Poster: “Vaccination Is” COVID-19 Vaccine Poster Kit

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 7, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This template is designed for refugee, immigrant, and migrant (RIM) community members to create posters with the goal of raising awareness of, and confidence in, COVID-19 vaccines. The template includes a video tutorial, links to image libraries, and other customizable features to ensure the posters resonate with the communities they are designed for. NRC-RIM has …

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Video: Ramadan and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 7, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
In this video, Dr. Ashgan Elshinawy, a pulmonologist, explains the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and why it is acceptable to Muslim community members to receive it during Ramadan.
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Video: A Discussion on COVID-19 Vaccines

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 7, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
In this video, Sheikh Mohammad Elshinawy explains why the COVID-19 vaccine is permitted to Muslim community members during Ramadan. This is due to one of primary objectives of Islamic law which is preservation of life and that ingredients which are normally not permissible are allowed if no viable alternative is available.
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Guide: Guidelines for Creating Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 6, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This guide defines public service announcements (PSAs) and includes five steps for creating one: preparing, researching, writing, producing, and distributing. It also has tips, examples, and a resource list. This guide may be used for PSAs on any topic and format, including film, radio, and print.
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Guide: COVID-19 Vaccine Focus Group Discussions Guides

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC), NRC-RIM
Date: April 6, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
These guides are designed to assist service providers with facilitating and documenting focus group discussions on the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Tool or Template: Talking Points/Script for Messaging about Ramadan and COVID-19 Vaccines

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 2, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This script tool is designed to assist service providers and community organizers in talking about the COVID-19 vaccine with Muslim community members. This resource was developed by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in collaboration with Imam Wazir of Atlanta, Georgia. Community-based organizations may consider creating audio or video messages featuring faith leaders addressing potential questions …

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Tool or Template: Vaccine Testimonial Quote Graphics

Author(s): RefugeeResponse
Date: April 2, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
These multilingual graphics include quotes from community members about why they received the COVID-19 vaccine. Three different quotes are available.

Podcast: Leading during Times of Transition: The National View

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 1, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Cultural Awareness, Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Emergency Preparedness
In this episode of the Switchboard podcast, Kay Bellor, Independent Consultant, and Hans Van de Weerd, Vice President of Resettlement, Asylum, and Integration at the International Rescue Committee, discuss leadership strategies that have been effective over the past several years. They consider challenges such as the dramatic reduction of the U.S. resettlement program, the COVID-19 …

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Blog Post: Persevering during Times of Transition: Lessons from Leaders across the Resettlement Field

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 31, 2021
Topic(s): Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Emergency Preparedness
Strategic and everyday tactical leadership is critical to any organization, but confronting change as a leader can require new and different approaches. I recently interviewed leaders from several sectors working within refugee resettlement to learn how they had confronted the challenges of the past years. This blog post includes several areas of action based on their strategies.