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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.) Enabling Staff
Secondary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: 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.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.