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:
Get the Facts About Vaccines for Children
Now that COVID vaccines are available for children as young as 6 months, parents may have questions. Share this video with parents and caretakers in your community to let them know what to expect when getting their young children vaccinated and help build their confidence in doing so.
COVID vaccines provide important protection for your child. Talk to your pediatrician or family doctor if you have questions, then schedule a vaccination appointment for your child. Find vaccines near you at vaccines.gov.
Community Call to Action Archives
Tune in for the National PTA's Symposium on Maximizing In-Person Learning
Join the National Parent–Teacher Association (PTA) at the Maximizing In-Person Learning Symposium next Friday, June 17, at 4:45 p.m. (ET). This event will focus on how parents and caregivers can help children recover from the social and emotional impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion will be moderated by NBC Nightly News Correspondent Rehema Ellis and will feature several experts, including U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona, and others.
Join us on Facebook Live on Friday, June 17 at 4:45 p.m.!
Get Children Vaccinated Ahead of Summer
Summer is around the corner, which means it’s time for summer camps, play dates, and various indoor and outdoor activities for against COVID ahead of these activities to ensure they have the strongest protection from severe COVID illness. Share these social media messages with parents, camp counselors, and other members of your community to help encourage parents to get their children vaccinated as soon as possible.
These social media messages are also available in Spanish. Sample posts have been included for your use.
Booster Eligibility Update for Children Ages 5–11
Have you heard? Children ages 5–11 can now get a COVID-19 vaccine booster 5 months after their second vaccine dose. Boosters help protect you from the worst outcomes of COVID, and all eligible people should get them. Help spread the word by sharing this social media graphic with parents and others in your community. This graphic is also available in Spanish.
Happy Mother's Day!
This Mother’s Day, encourage the mothers in your life to get vaccinated and boosted against COVID. The best way to show you care this year is to help keep mothers and their families safe. Share this video with members of your community to celebrate Mother’s Day and encourage everyone to get vaccinated.
Talking to Your Pediatrician About COVID Vaccines
Watch America Ferrera discuss why she trusts medical professionals to provide her with reliable information about COVID vaccines for children and how they help her make decisions for her own family. Share this video with parents in your community and encourage them to get their eligible children vaccinated. Hear more from America on this topic here.