Social and Behavior Change Collection

This is a collection of communication materials (all types of media), tools and resources for social and behavior change to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 24, 2020

Know What to do if You Have COVID-19 Symptoms or Have Been Exposed to COVID-19

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Washington state produced a series of animations in English and Spanish (15-, 30- and 60-second versions) and associated posters and social media content that repurposes the video content. The goal of these materials is to help people understand what they should do if they have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19 – get tested, participate in contact tracing, stay home.

Difference Between Quarantine, Isolation and Distancing

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This infographic explains the difference between quarantine, isolation and physical distancing.

The infographic is part of a series of infographics that attempts to simplify and visually answer basic questions general audience have regarding COVID-19.

How Long Does the COVID-19 Virus Live on Surfaces

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This infographic shows how long the virus causing COVID-19 survive on surfaces such as plastic, stainless steel, cardboard and copper. The infographic is part of a series of infographics that attempts to simplify and visually answer basic questions general audience have regarding COVID-19.

Does a Person Need to Have Symptoms to Spread COVID-19?

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This infographic explains the difference between asymptomatic, pre-symptomatic and symptomatic COVID-19 cases and how asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic cases can inadvertently spread COVID-19.

The infographic is part of a series of infographics that attempts to simplify and visually answer basic questions general audience have regarding COVID-19.

Sierra Leone COVID-19 Big Idea of the Week Campaign

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The Big Idea of the Week delves deeper into a specific COVID-related topic. Each week, Big Idea tackles a specific area of COVID-19 and provides important information, guidelines, and messages for the public.

Breakthrough ACTION, led by Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP), in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) National COVID-19 Emergency Response Center (NACOVERC), creates these messages. They are disseminated on the Ministry website and via the Ministry of Information and Communication’s Facebook page.

Eswatini COVID-19 Mythbusters

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The ten mythbusters, available in English and Siswati, were developed based on feedback received from chiefdom leadership who identified prevailing myths and misconceptions related to COVID-19 prevention, treatment or stigma related to recovery.

September 9, 2020

Strategy Stop COVID-19 in 60 Days

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A video outlining the strategy of L’ANSS and partners for the the stop COVID-19 campaign in 60 days.

September 2, 2020

How Can I Ask My Friends to Wear Masks? Talking to Friends, Family, Kids, and Coworkers About COVID-19 Safety

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This guide lays out the interpersonal side of recommendations about wearing masks and physical distancing, and specialists Laura Murray, PhD, clinical psychologist and senior scientist in the Department of Mental Health, weighs in on the interpersonal side of pandemic precautions. Crystal Watson, DrPH, a senior scholar at the Center for Health Security, provides practical underpinnings based on current research, data, and public health guidance.

Wear Your Mask the Right Way

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This is a series of Instagram messages created by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The messages show the many ways people avoid wearing their masks properly, along with a humorous message. The posters address common mistakes people make while wearing a mask, such as holding it in their hands, wearing it on their arms or on their chin.

COVID-19 IEC Bureau Government of Maharashtra India

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This is a collection of resources created by the government of the Indian state of Maharashtra, IEC Bureau and UNICEF to communicate information about COVID-19. These resources include media files, newspaper ads, posters, and videos in Hindi which cover a wide range of topics related to COVID-19.

August 31, 2020

Coronavirus Message for Communities

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This short video can be used in many communities. It answers the questions: How does coronavirus (COVID-19) spread? What are the symptoms? Who is at risk? How can you protect yourself and your family?

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control COVID-19 Resource Center

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This website offers publications and materials for the public emanating from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The site includes posters and infographics, audio files, and videos, all created to increase public awareness about COVID-19 signs, symptoms, testing, and prevention.

August 24, 2020

BIDA Solusyon sa COVID-19 Campaign Materials

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The Philippine Department of Health, with support from USAID’s Breakthrough ACTION project, developed a social and behavior change campaign focused on COVID-19 preventive behaviors. The campaign encourages people to #BIDASolusyon (Be The Solution) by following four BIDA behaviors. It is a multimedia campaign to maximize reach and enable behavior.

COVID-19 Posters, Cambodia

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This resource contains three posters produced to instruct the public in Cambodia about various aspects of living during the COVID-19 pandemic. The posters cover various topics, including: safely breastfeeding when mothers are infected with COVID-19, best practices to avoid infection and transmission, self-isolation, COVID-19 prevention for children, and hand-washing.

August 18, 2020

Child-Friendly Animation Video on Hand Washing

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This animated video, produced by Save The Children Nepal, shows best practices for hand washing in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. The video demonstrates several steps and hand motions to perform in order to both thoroughly wash your hands and with sufficient time to kill almost all viruses and bacteria.

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