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COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit: Patient Rights, Responsibility and Access (2021). In response to concerns of access barriers some immigrants are facing regarding documentation requests prior to receiving COVID-19 vaccination, and individuals inappropriately being sent bills for COVID-19 vaccine fees, HRSA developed two fact sheets to help both patients and providers better understand their rights and responsibilities regarding access to COVID-19 vaccines. More Details...

Checklist for Administrators, Managers, and Clinicians to Integrate Community Health Workers in Vaccine Outreach, Acceptance, and Distribution Strategies (2021). 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. More Details...

Fotonovela: Be Informed About the COVID-19 Vaccine (2021). This resource is an Illustrated brochure for agricultural workers that provides information and answers questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. It was jointly developed by Farmworker Justice, National Center for Farmworker Health, and Health Outreach Partners. More Details...

Discussion with Dr. Bechara Choucair, White House Vaccinations Coordinator (2021). On February 23, 2021, NACHC hosted a webinar “America’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan: A Discussion with Dr. Bechara Choucair, White House Vaccinations Coordinator.” More Details...

CDC and FDA Recommendation to Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine (Talking Points) (2021). This resource provides talking points concerning the CDC and FDA's recommendation to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine after six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot. The recommendation was made in order to prepare the health care system to recognize and treat patients appropriately. More Details...

Electronic Patient Engagement Vendor Discussion: COVID-19 Vaccine Communication: HITEQ and HealthTalk vendor discussion event (2021). View a brief presentation by HITEQ and HealthTalk followed by facilitated questions and discussion on their electronic patient engagement platform and the features within the platform that can assist federally qualified health centers with COVID vaccine communication and dissemination. Note that these sessions are not an endorsement of any specific vendor. These are an opportunity for health centers to hear about 3rd party vendors and get questions answered. More Details...

Electronic Patient Engagement Vendor Discussion: COVID-19 Vaccine Communication: HITEQ and CareMessage vendor discussion event (2021). View a brief presentation by HITEQ and CareMessage followed by facilitated questions and discussion on their electronic patient engagement platform and the features within the platform that can assist health centers with COVID vaccine communication and dissemination. Access resources, slides, and additional information from this session in the Links section below. Note that these sessions are not an endorsement of any specific vendor. These are an opportunity for health centers to hear about 3rd party vendors and get questions answered. More Details...

Infographic: COVID-19 Vaccine Info (2021). This infographic developed by a pediatrician at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic to help inform patients of the COVID vaccine. More Details...

Infografía: Vacuna COVID-19 (2021). This infographics was developed by a pediatrician at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic to help inform patients of the COVID vaccine. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccine:  Tips from your Community Health Worker (2021). COVID-19 vaccines are a critical tool to help stop the spread of disease and protect our communities. MHP Salud\'s Tips from your Community Health Worker resource for is designed for health workers supporting patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). The tips and resources aim to help health centers build vaccine confidence among the migrant and agricultural worker population and their families. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Implementation Toolkit (2021). This is a toolkit for decision-makers and implementers of vaccine clinics. Our goal was to create a “vaccination clinic in a box” that could be replicated in, and tailored to, many types of settings. The guide includes prompts for questions you may need to ask, examples of many types of documents that you may need (and information about where to find more documentation), and lessons-learned from our experience. More Details...

SC Primary Health Care Association COVID Testing and Vaccine Education Video (2021). As of Monday, March 22nd there has been 459,772 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina. This video offers some directions and a few resources as proactive measures. Prominent in this video is a discussion of equity in relationship to the vaccine and vaccine hesitancy among persons of color. Available with sub-titles in Spanish. More Details...

Vaccine Education Toolkit: Understanding Immunization and the COVID-19 Vaccine (2021). The information you'll find here is a brief compilation of the vast information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other credible sources. It also features trusted African American voices and celebrates their continued contributions in saving American lives. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Clinic Operations Toolkit (2021). This toolkit serves as a guide for healthcare providers and organizations preparing for and honing their COVID-19 vaccine administration processes. In this toolkit there are compiled tools, advice, workflows, and best practices from health centers across the country. More Details...

Population Management Approach to Reaching Key Populations as they Become Eligible (2021). To meet the demand for knowledge on COVID-19 vaccines, CHCI and its Weitzman Institute is moving back to weekly COVID-19 national webinar sessions! More Details...

FTCA Office Hours for Clinical Leaders (2021). NACHC, in collaboration with Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell (FTLF), will be holding two virtual FTCA Office Hours to answer health center clinical leaders’ specific questions. Topics covered include coverage for COVID-19 related activities, navigating telehealth, coverage for virtual services, issues related to COVID-19 vaccine delivery, deeming of volunteer health professionals, preparing for a virtual site visit, and risk management. More Details...

Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy: Media, Web Page, Person to Person, and Target Populations (2021). Weitzman ECHO COVID-19 combines specific didactic, case-based learning and COVID-19 experiences and expertise in primary care to front line Safety Net healthcare providers across the country during this pandemic. More Details...

Electronic Patient Engagement Tools: Adaptation for Use in COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout: Insights and tips from several patient engagement vendors (2021). Last fall, the HITEQ Center published an inventory describing many software tools that facilitate electronic patient engagement (EPE). The inventory detailed feedback from health center users of the EPE tools as well as information from the vendor about features and integration. As the health center workload has expanded to accommodate COVID-19 vaccination, the opportunity of EPE tools to address the needs of both health center and patients in this moment became apparent. HITEQ contacted the vendors included in the original inventory to gather supplemental information on how their products can be leveraged to support COVID-19 vaccine communication and distribution. Four EPE vendors responded. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccine Communication: Electronic Patient Engagement Vendor Discussion: HITEQ and WELL Health vendor discussion event (2021). View a brief presentation by HITEQ and WELL Health followed by facilitated questions and discussion on their electronic patient engagement platform and the features within the platform that can assist health centers with COVID vaccine communication and dissemination. More Details...

Three Ways Health Center Board Members can Serve as Ambassadors for the COVID-19 Vaccine (2021). This short video focuses on the board's role in promoting vaccine confidence and awareness. In addition to handouts on talking points and questions for board discussions, links to important resources are provided. More Details...

America’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan: A Discussion with Dr. Bechara Choucair, White House Vaccinations Coordinator (2021). This timely discussion with Dr. Bechara Choucair, White House Vaccinations Coordinator, focused on the state of the nation’s vaccination effort against COVID-19. More Details...

Partnering for the COVID Vaccine: Lessons from the Flu-LEAD Project (2021). The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium, the National Center for Health in Public Housing, and subject matter experts from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development hosted a webinar about leveraging health center and housing authority partnerships for COVID vaccine distribution. More Details...

Infographic: COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine FAQ (2021). This infographic is meant to be a client-facing handout providing education and FAQs on the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. While it is designed to be accessible to populations experiencing homelessness, it is applicable to all patients. More Details...

NACHC COVID-19 Communications Toolkit for Health Center Staff (2021). This Toolkit is intended to provide health center staff with simple Key Messages (which can be tailored for use with specific populations); Frequently Asked Questions; Sample Social Media posts; and useful template communications materials to create confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine and encourage health center staff and the communities they serve to get the vaccine and help protect against COVID-19. More Details...

Community Health Center Vaccine Supply Chain (2021). This resource showcases the role of community health centers in ordering, distributing, tracking, and monitoring vaccines. More Details...

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Manual (2020). The purpose of this manual is to assist health center staff and medical providers in the storage, handling, administration, and reporting of the COVID 19 vaccine. More Details...

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine: Storage and Handling Summary (2021). This resource outlines how to store and handle the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. More Details...

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine: Storage and Handling Summary (2021). This document outlines how to store and handle the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. More Details...

Better for It: COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit (2021). Many Americans are still deciding if they will get the COVID-19 vaccine. We are proud to partner with The Center for Black Health & Equity to provide a science-based, factual guide called Better for It to help begin a conversation on how to make a well-informed decision about COVID-19 vaccination. More Details...

Microplanning for COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery PowerPoint (2021). This PowerPoint presentation outlines the process for COVID-19 vaccine delivery to serve as a planning guide for health centers. The guide addresses the role of the board and the C-Suite in determining the organization\'s role, then focuses on the core leadership team in four major planning areas: design workflow, data use, education,and engagement. More Details...

Microplanning for COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery PowerPoint (2021). This PowerPoint presentation outlines the process for COVID-19 vaccine delivery to serve as a planning guide for health centers. The guide addresses the role of the board and the C-Suite in determining the organization\'s role, then focuses on the core leadership team in four major planning areas: design workflow, data use, education,and engagement. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccine Posters and "I Got Vaccinated" Social Media Images (2021). To aid your vaccine communication efforts, NACHC has two new resources: Posters: NACHC’s new COVID-19 vaccine posters (in standard printer size) can help health centers positively promote the vaccine. Customizable social media graphics: Encourage staff and providers who have gotten the vaccine to share their experience on their social media channels with NACHC’s \"I got vaccinated against COVID\" social media graphics. More Details...

COVID-19 Response and Recovery E-Newsletter (2021). This monthly e-newsletter keeps health centers and state primary care association (PCA) leadership and care teams consistently informed about CDC/NACHC’s COVID-19 pandemic response and recovery strategies, programs, resources, and shares the latest learnings from health centers’ COVID-19 response. More Details...

Trial, By Desire: One FQHC’s Research Trial Experience RE: COVID-19 Vaccine (2021). The CEO of HealthLinc, Inc, a FQHC in Indiana. Beth Wrobel shares her recent experience in the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine trial as a health center CEO at HealthLinc, LLC., a vaccine trial site, and her personal experience as a trial participant. This interview was conducted as part of NACHC’s Leadership Development Technical Assistance Program. More Details...

Talking About the COVID-19 Vaccine with Patients (2021). The first step to getting patients to consider getting the COVID-19 vaccine is to talk with them and listen to their concerns. Below is a short script to do that. It is intended to be a guide, so after you get comfortable, feel free to create your own approach based on it. After the conversation, you can offer to help patients make an appointment or get more information, but let them make up their own minds. Did you have a respectful conversation? Mission accomplished! More Details...

Common Questions and Concerns — COVID-19 Vaccine (English/Spanish) (2021). This document provides answers to common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine from patients, including "What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?" and "Can the vaccine give me or my family COVID-19?" More Details...

COVID-19 Homeless System Response: Vaccine Planning and Distribution (2021). Vaccines are a vital, lifesaving tool that prevent illness and death. Vaccines have greatly reduced or eliminated many infectious diseases that once routinely killed or harmed adults and children, particularly those living in poverty. It is essential that households experiencing homelessness have access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Many states and counties around the country have prioritized vaccine access both for homeless service providers and individuals experiencing homelessness. More Details...

Consumer Perspectives of the COVID-19 Vaccine: COVID-19 & the HCH Community (2021). To better understand how people experiencing homelessness view the COVID-19 vaccine, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council conducted focus groups with steering committee members of its National Consumer Advisory Board and with consumers from local community homeless service programs. This brief is intended to (1) share their direct feedback so those planning vaccination events can better reach priority populations like those experiencing homelessness, and (2) identify actions that should be taken now to maximize the uptake of the vaccine. More Details...

Microplanning for COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery (2021). This short document outlines the process for COVID-19 vaccine delivery to serve as a planning guide for health centers. The guide addresses the role of the board and the C-Suite in determining the organization's role, then focuses on the core leadership team in four major planning areas: design workflow, data use, education,and engagement. More Details...

The HCH Community & COVID-19: Vaccines for Clients and Staff (2020). As vaccines for COVID-19 are approved and become available for distribution, questions abound on when they will be available for people experiencing homelessness as well as staff working in community-based programs (such as health centers and homeless shelters). This discussion identified the main challenges to vaccinating the HCH community, the strategies needed to ensure a successful vaccination campaign, and the immediate action steps to consider in order to be prepared. More Details...

COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit: CDC Vaccine Communications Toolkit (2020). Ready-made materials to inform healthcare teams and staff. More Details...

Ask Me Anything: Microplanning for Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines, Part 1 (2020). The first in a series of 30-minute Q&A sessions with the Association of Immunization Managers’ CEO, Claire Hannan. Hannan answers questions and provides guidance on microplanning for both Flu and COVID-19 vaccinations in 2020/2021. More Details...

Preparing Your Community for the Flu: Partnering with Health Providers to Prevent a Twindemic: Webinar (2020). During this webinar, the Healthcare Resilience Working Group discussed the initiatives that are currently taking place at a national level to prepare health center communities for flu season 2020 and how partnerships with public housing agencies and health care providers to prevent a twindemic between flu and COVID-19 among vulnerable populations is important during these unprecedented times. In this session, various health promotion resources were shared as well other resources for patients to use to successfully locate a flu vaccine provider. More Details...

The HCH Community & COVID-19: Vaccines for Patients and Staff (2020). As COVID-19 vaccines become available, questions abound on how to immunize patients and staff of health centers that serve people experiencing homelessness. This issue brief outlines unique considerations for this vulnerable population. More Details...

Winter is Coming: Flu and COVID-19 (2020). This webinar described the challenges and strategies of two co-occurring issues: the surge of COVID-19 cases and the flu season. More Details...

Nurses on the Front Line: Models for 2020 Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines (2020). This document outlines key components for planning the implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as models and lessons learned for the 2020 flu vaccine. More Details...

Flu Vaccine Guidance during COVID-19 for providers serving people without homes (2020). People experiencing homelessness are uniquely vulnerable to COVID-19 and the Flu and may face additional barriers to receiving vaccinations. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. This infographic describes these key considerations. More Details...

Flu LEAD (Linkages to End Access Disparities) Initiative 2020 Information: A Pilot Project to Increase Influenza Vaccination Coverage among HUD-Assisted Residents (2020). This NCHPH informational page provides an overview, and resources about the Flu LEAD pilot project directed by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase influenza vaccination coverage among residents of Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). More Details...

Influenza Vaccine Readiness in an Era of COVID-19: Reflections from Community Health Center Leaders (2020). This document contains interviews conducted by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) with a diverse group of health center leaders to ascertain issues being considered in light of the urgent need for expansive influenza vaccine overage in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic. More Details...

Influenza Vaccination Technical Assistance Materials for Health Centers Curated by the Flu LEAD (Linkages to End Access Disparities) Team (2020). The following HRSA document contains technical assistance resources that may be helpful to health centers and other Health Center Program stakeholders interested in supporting clinical and community efforts to increase seasonal influenza vaccination rates. More Details...

Payment and Delivery Reform: Medicaid in the Time of COVID-19 (2020). NACHC hosted a 3-part virtual peer learning opportunity on “Medicaid in the Time of COVID-19” as a year-end wrap-up to the 2019 Payment and Delivery Reform Summit. More Details...

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