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Lessons Learned: COVID-19 Health Literacy in Special & Vulnerable Populations

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Archived Webinar .

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Enabling Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (See other resources developed by this organization). In collaboration with National Center for Farmworker Health .

Resource Summary: There are a variety of social determinants of health (SDOH) factors that may negatively influence the ability of special & vulnerable populations to understand and make appropriate health decisions, which can put them at higher risk for hospitalization and poorer health outcomes. This webinar will discuss lessons learned related to addressing low levels of health literacy and the spread of misinformation about COVID-19, and how health centers that serve farmworker families and community-dwelling older adults can effectively support patient healthcare engagement. This activity will be co-facilitated with the National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH).

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, Clinical Issues

Keywords: Older Adults (Elders/Elderly), Migratory and Seasonal Agricultural Workers (MSAW), Patient Education.

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