Community Call to Action
The Community Call to Action is your weekly way to make a difference and help build vaccine confidence in your community. Each week, we’ll guide you to a topic-specific resource or event that you can share with your networks to inform audiences about COVID-19 vaccines and encourage vaccinations.
Take Action This Week
Curious about how to take action this week? Check out the resource or event below:
Plan for Spring Break
Spring break for students is around the corner, which means more people will be traveling or gathering in large groups. Share this video to encourage young people in your community to stay safe by getting vaccinated and boosted against COVID.
Watch video here.
Sample post: Make sure you’re prepared for fun and relaxation by taking simple steps to protect yourself against COVID. Find vaccines and boosters near you at vaccines.gov. #WeCanDoThis
Community Call to Action Archives
Your Best Protection Against Long COVID Is Getting Vaccinated
Some studies show that people under 30 can experience lingering symptoms for weeks or months after recovering from COVID—while vaccine side effects almost always go away within a few days. Share Katelyn’s experience with long COVID with your community to encourage people to get vaccinated.
Share With Parents
It’s normal for parents to have questions about COVID vaccines and whether to vaccinate their children. Share this video with hesitant parents in your community. It features pediatrician Dr. Ilan Shapiro explaining why it’s so important for children to get vaccinated. View video here.
Reduce the risk of long COVID
Vaccination greatly reduces the risk of long COVID by preventing COVID in the first place. A recent study also showed that unvaccinated people who get COVID have about double the risk for long COVID that vaccinated people have. Share these posts on your social media to spread awareness about long COVID and encourage people to get vaccinated. Download here.
Celebrate Black History Month
Even in the most challenging times, the Black community remains resilient. Throughout Black History Month, share this post on your social media and encourage your community to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster. Download here.