Checklist for Administrators, Managers, and Clinicians to Integrate Community Health Workers in Vaccine Outreach, Acceptance, and Distribution Strategies
Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Workforce
Resource Subtopic: COVID-19.
Keywords: Community Health Workers.
Year Developed: 2021
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
Secondary Audience: Clinicians
Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
(See other resources developed by this organization).
Resource Summary: Community Health Workers (CHWs) have played a key role in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it is essential that health center administrators, managers, and care teams understand how to effectively leverage the skills and experience of CHWs and adequately support and prepare them for this work. This checklist contains guidance and action items to help.
Resource Details: This resource, prepared for the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved’s STAR² Center by the National Association of Community Health Workers, contains guidance and action items to help health center teams effectively incorporate CHWs as part of vaccine rollout efforts.