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Blog Post: How to Maintain a Community-Centered Approach While Developing Vaccine Messaging

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: June 8, 2021
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Media and Communications
As COVID-19 vaccination rates plateau, it is vital to put clients at the center of the work. It is critical to hear directly from the community to develop tailored health messaging that is contextualized in the lives of the people with the lived experience. This blog post includes tips for receiving this detailed information and maintaining a community-centered approach while developing vaccine messaging.
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Guide: Recommendations for Welcoming and Inclusive Vaccination Sites

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: June 2, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This guide includes tips and best practices for creating inclusive vaccination sites including staffing, a welcoming environment, engagement, and communications materials.

Podcast: Leading During Times of Transition: The Community View

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 24, 2021
Topic(s): Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19, Emergency Preparedness
This episode features host Kay Bellor interviewing Henny Ohr, Founder and Executive Director, Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC) Iowa. They discuss the challenges experienced by EMBARC during the COVID-19 pandemic including providing essential services to clients while protecting staff and how the refugee resettlement program can be improved moving forward. This …

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Archived Webinar: Practical Approaches for Discussing COVID-19 Vaccines with Clients

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: May 19, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This webinar discusses how to build clients’ trust and strengthen your ability to answer clients’ commonly asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine while reinforcing their safety, dignity, and agency.
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Guide: Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns for Refugee, Immigrant and Migrant (RIM) Communities

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: May 10, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
Bringing healthcare, including COVID-19 vaccinations, to where people live, work, learn, and play has promising potential to improve community engagement and communities. This guide lists seven steps for health professionals, public health departments, and community organizations to help plan vaccination events for RIM communities. Mobile vaccination campaigns, in coordination with community-based or faith-based organizations, can …

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Podcast: Leading During Times of Transition: The State View

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: April 29, 2021
Topic(s): Health, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
In this episode of the Switchboard podcast, Kay Bellor, Independent Consultant, and Dr. Hayder Allkenhfr, Refugee Health Coordinator at the Utah Department of Health, discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. They cover topics including building robust testing infrastructure, equitable access to vaccines, and effective communication approaches. This episode is part two in a new series on Leading …

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Video: Reflections Series: How COVID-19 Changed Our Lives – Elder Villatoro

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 22, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This video series, featuring four different guests, highlights the ways that COVID-19 has affected the lives of refugees, immigrants and migrants.
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Video: COVID Champions

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC), NRC-RIM
Date: April 22, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This video series features community members advocating for COVID-19 vaccines in Arabic, French, Arabic, Kinyarwanda, Russian, Swahili and Tigrinya.
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Poster: After You’re Vaccinated

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 20, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
This poster explains how to stay safe after being vaccinated and ongoing precautions to take, especially in the first two weeks after receiving the last vaccine shot. There are ready-to-use and customizable versions.
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Poster: Protect Yourself. Protect Your Community. Get Vaccinated.

Author(s): NRC-RIM
Date: April 16, 2021
Topic(s): Health
Subtopic(s): COVID-19
These posters, available in more than 30 languages, are designed to encourage community members to get vaccinated. There are ready-to-use and customizable versions.