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Blog Post: Responding to Questions and Concerns about the COVID-19 Vaccine, Including During Ramadan

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 15, 2021
Topic(s): Case Management, Cultural Awareness, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This blog post features tips and resources to help refugee service providers address questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine. It includes customizable communications templates and campaigns, responses to common client questions, videos addressing concerns about vaccines and Ramadan, and more!
Poster with COVID illustrations

Tip Sheet: What to Do if 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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Tool or Template: 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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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.

Poster: COVID-19 Vaccine Social Media Graphics

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: March 26, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
These social media graphics, developed by International Rescue Committee, contain quick facts about the  COVID-19 vaccine in 15 languages. They do not contain logos, organizations are able to add their own image in order to customize the document. These graphics are available in Arabic, Burmese, Dari, English, French, Karen, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Nepali, Pashto, Russian, Spanish, …

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Archived Webinar: Community-Led COVID-19 Messaging: Practical Tools for Building Hyperlocal Custom Communications

Author(s): NRC-RIM, Switchboard
Date: March 26, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Cultural Awareness, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Media and Communications
Hosted on March 25, 2021, this training was delivered by Erin Mann, Program Manager and co-Principal Investigator, the National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM); Courtney Chang, Senior Program Lead, IDEO.org; and Ridhi Arun, Senior Program Coordinator, IDEO.org.  Customized health communications developed for specific local communities are thought to be more effective than …

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Video: Vaccine 101: Information for Organizations Serving RIM Communities

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: March 23, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This video is intended to aid those working with refugee, immigrant, and migrant (RIM) communities in understanding the COVID-19 vaccine and effectively communicating about the COVID-19 vaccine to the communities they serve.

Tip Sheet: COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: March 9, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This fact sheet, developed by International Rescue Committee, contains information on COVID-19 in 14 languages. This fact sheet does not contain logos, organizations are able to add their own image in order to customize the document. This document is available in Arabic,  Burmese and Karen, Dari and Pashto, French and Swahili , Kinyarwanda and Lingala, Nepali,  Spanish, Tigrinya, and Ukrainian and Russian.

Blog Post: Partnering with School Districts during COVID-19: Tips for Refugee Service Providers

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 4, 2021
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Community Engagement, Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing, COVID-19, Partnerships
Partnerships between school districts and refugee service providers have always been important, but they have become vital during COVID-19. This blog post includes some general tips for refugee service providers seeking to build productive partnerships with school districts.