Outreach Resources to Reach Students, Teens, Parents, and Young Adults
With students headed back to school, and young adults’ vaccination rates lagging those of older people, reaching these groups is vital to the effort to defeat COVID-19 in the U.S. It’s critical that trusted, vaccinated individuals, like you, have conversations with people in their communities about getting vaccinated.
The resources below are to equip you with information that may help you have these conversations.
Back to School Toolkit
Resources for school district leaders, teachers, parent leaders, and school supporters to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence, answer questions, and outline school guidance about COVID-19.
High School Students Toolkit — English/Spanish
Resources for high school students who want to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence and uptake among their peers.
College Students Toolkit — English/Spanish
Resources for college students who want to increase COVID-19 vaccine confidence and uptake among fellow students and others in their communities.
Parents of Teens
Adolescent COVID-19 Vaccinations Toolkit
A toolkit for parents with resources about COVID-19 vaccinations for adolescents.
Ask a Doctor: Why Should Eligible Children Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?
Video explaining that COVID-19 is one of the worst respiratory viruses seen in children in a long time – and how older kids and teens contribute to spreading the virus in the community.
Ask a Doctor: If I'm Young and Healthy, Why do I Need the COVID-19 Vaccine?
One minute video featuring Dr. Pamela Simms-Mackey explaining why it's important that even young and healthy people get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Ask a Sports Medicine Doctor: Why do young, healthy people need a COVID-19 vaccine?
Video featuring Dr. Alex Diamond explaining why even young, healthy people should still get a COVID-19 vaccine, considering they are just as likely as older people to experience COVID-19 symptoms for months after they recover.
Ask a Doctor: Do COVID-19 Vaccines Affect Fertility?
60 second video featuring Dr. Sara Whetstone explaining that COVID-19 vaccines do not affect fertility and are safe for anyone who is pregnant now or looking to get pregnant.
Ask a Doctor: How do we know vaccines are safe for pregnant people?
Video featuring Dr. Ellie Ragsdale explaining why it's especially important that pregnant people get vaccinated against COVID-19.
For all groups
Surgeon General Delta Variant Message - :15
15 second video featuring U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, explaining how vaccination is more important than ever because of the new Delta variant.
How to Address COVID-19 Vaccine Misconceptions
A selection of resources to address vaccine misconceptions in your outreach.
Updated CDC Guidance
Information and data to help you and your communities understand CDC Guidelines