Historically Black Colleges and Universities Toolkit
You can download, print, and share the materials in this toolkit however you like.
This toolkit has resources for HBCU administrators and community leaders who want to help increase confidence in and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines among students. It includes information from CDC and new, culturally tailored materials from the HHS COVID-19 public education campaign and its team of multicultural experts.
We’ll regularly update this toolkit, so please check back for new materials.
Answers to frequently asked questions, talking points, tips, and other science-based information about COVID-19 and the vaccines to use in your conversations and share in-person and through direct mailings, newsletters, emails, and social media accounts.
Facts About COVID-19 and the Vaccines
Facts about vaccine safety, side effects, effectiveness, variants, cost, and availability.
HBCU Newsletter Blurb
Encouraging information on ways to safely socialize on campus.
Live Events & Webinars for HBCUs
Three examples of different virtual educational events organizations can host to educate their students.
HBCU Talking Points
Guide to promote preventative measures and build vaccine confidence within historically black colleges and universities.
HBCU Website Content
Information on the COVID-19 vaccines and preventive measures to post to your institution’s website.
Posters & Flyers
Text, images, and animations, optimized to share on your social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Social Media Posts for Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Social media posts that encourage adherence to preventive measures and vaccination.
Informational videos available on YouTube to watch and share online and on your social media accounts.
Why We Need to Get More People Vaccinated Featuring Dr. Cameron Webb
Short video describing how variants are created and how the vaccines can slow that process.
The Most Trusted Messengers for People Ages 20-35
Short video identifying the various trusted messengers for young people aged 20-35.
Key Messengers Keeping up the Momentum Featuring Dr. Cameron Webb
Short video encouraging health professionals to be key trusted messengers by continuing to answer COVID-19 questions and increase vaccine confidence.