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Trust Inspires Rapid Vaccine Response

Resource Topic: Promising/Best Practices, Operations, Emerging Issues

Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Health Equity, Population Health , Leadership.

Keywords: Access to Care, Community Engagement, Partnerships, Safety Net Providers.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: PCAs
Secondary Audience: Board of Directors' C-Suite (CEO, CFO, CIO, CMO, COO, etc.)

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Association of Community Health Centers (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This short article describes the real-time efforts of a Primary Care Association (PCA) to secure COVID-19 vaccines for health centers from a local hospital system when the state-supply did not arrive. The article outlines several key organizational practices that enables the PCA to leverage trust, relationships and coordination for a successful outcome during the emergency. These lessons are transferrable as part of ongoing emergency preparation.

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 $6,625,000 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