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COVID-Ready Communication Playbook for Health Professionals

The team at VitalTalk crowdsourced this playbook to provide some practical advice to health care professionals on how to talk to their patients about some difficult topics related to COVID-19.

Building on their experience studying and teaching communication they’ve drawn on their networks to crowdsource the challenges and match them with advice from some of the best clinicians they know.

Source: COVID-Ready Communication Playbook for Health Professionals

    Unite Healthy Families: COVID-19

    Unite Healthy Families: COVID-19 is a collection of free digital guides designed to support families with limited English proficiency.  The guides feature:

    • Simplified text written in English and Spanish based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization guidelines;
    • Narrations in 20+ languages by native-language speakers, including Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Tagalog, Russian, Arabic, French Creole, Portuguese, French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Polish, Japanese, Italian, German, Farsi, Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu;
    • Culturally responsive messages and diverse images that offer familiarity and enhance understanding of the text.

    Source: Unite Healthy Families: COVID-19

    • Michael McGuffee
    • mike.mcguffee@uniteforliteracy.com

    Social Media COVID-19 Anti-Stigma Cards

    This social media card was created to counter stigma and discrimination towards COVID-19 patients. This was shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.

    Source: Social Media COVID-19 Anti-Stigma Cards

      Social Media Cards for Physical Distancing

      These social media cards include practical tips on how to do the correct physical distancing. These cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.

      Source: Social Media Cards for Physical Distancing

        Social Media Cards for Holy Week

        These social media cards include messages on how to celebrate the Holy Week at home while still practicing physical distancing. It also provided tips on how to make DIY Palm Leaves for Palm Sunday. These social media cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.

        Source: Social Media Cards for Holy Week

          Social Media Cards for Ramadan

          These social media cards include messages on how to celebrate the Ramadan at home while still practicing physical distancing. These social media cards were shared through the Facebook Page of the Department of Health.

          Source: Social Media Cards for Ramadan

            Translators without Borders Glossary for COVID-19

            Translators without Borders (TWB) is identifying key terminology that people use to talk about COVID-19 as well as commonly-used technical terms to develop a multilingual, plain-language glossary.

            The glossary is designed to assist field workers and interpreters engaging with communities to raise awareness about COVID-19. It aims to improve communication between responders and affected communities by providing accurate translations of useful terminology related to the disease outbreak. In the coming weeks, we will keep adding new terms and additional languages to make this glossary far more widely relevant.

            Source: Translators without Borders Glossary for COVID-19

              Message Toolkit (Version 2) – Risk Communication for COVID-19

              This is the second version of the Message Toolkit developed by the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) together with USAID’s Breakthrough ACTION project, UNICEF and WHO. It contains additional messages about recent developments in the COVID-19 response.

              Source: Message Toolkit (Version 2) – Risk Communication for COVID-19

                All You Need to Know about COVID 19 (Tagalog)

                This primer contains all basic information on COVID-19 intended for the general public and printed in broadsheets. It has short sections on transmission, common symptoms, ways to protect yourself, steps to take if you catch the virus, and Q&A.

                  Family Planning during COVID-19 Social Media Cards

                  These social media cards are intended for couples who want to delay pregnancy during this time of COVID-19. Due to restrictions on movement during the Enhanced Community Quarantine, it is important to inform them what they can do to prevent pregnancy and where they can still access their FP method of choice.

                  Source: Family Planning during COVID-19 Social Media Cards