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

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.

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

  • Amy Reynolds
  • Amy.Reynolds@doh.wa.gov

Difference Between Quarantine, Isolation and Distancing

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. For more information, follow me on Instagram or write to me at angshuman.kashyap@gmail.com.

Source: Difference Between Quarantine, Isolation and Distancing

How Long Does the COVID-19 Virus Live on Surfaces

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. For more information, follow me on Instagram or write to me at angshuman.kashyap@gmail.com.

Source: How Long Does the COVID-19 Virus Live on Surfaces

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

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. For more information, follow me on Instagram or write to me at angshuman.kashyap@gmail.com.

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

  • Angshuman Kashyap
  • angshuman.kashyap@gmail.com

Sierra Leone COVID-19 Big Idea of the Week Campaign

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.

Source: Sierra Leone COVID-19 Big Idea of the Week Campaign

    Eswatini COVID-19 Mythbusters

    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.

    Key mythbusters tackle use of alcohol, garlic, hot baths, home remedies, sex, bleach and sanitizer, and hydroxychoroquine, with key facts.  They also address misconceptions that only urban populations or older people are affected and reassure people about recovery.

    Source: Eswatini COVID-19 Mythbusters

      Strategy Stop COVID-19 in 60 Days

      A video outlining the strategy of L’Agence Nationale de Sécurité Sanitaire (L’ANSS) and partners (Breakthrough ACTION, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, and USAID) for the the stop COVID-19 campaign in 60 days.

      Source: Strategy Stop COVID-19 in 60 Days

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

        Navigating the interpersonal side of recommendations about wearing masks and physical distancing can be tricky. Physical distancing runs counter to many of our social norms and complicates the ways we work, celebrate milestones, and generally interact with other humans. Things can get even more complicated when people’s boundaries and perceived levels of safety are in conflict.

        So, what do you say to a friend who insists that COVID-19 is no worse than the flu? How do you talk to your parents who keep going to restaurants to eat indoors? What if a beloved family member wants you to come to their wedding or birthday party and you don’t feel safe attending? How do you talk to your kids about safety without scaring them too much?

        This guide lays out scenarios like these, 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.

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

          Wear Your Mask the Right Way

          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.

          Source: Wear Your Mask the Right Way

            COVID-19 IEC Bureau Government of Maharashtra India

            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.

            Source: COVID-19 IEC Bureau Government of Maharashtra India