Outreach Resources to Reach Students, Teens, Parents, and Young Adults
With 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.
Social Media Graphic Posts for High School Students
Social media messages encouraging vaccination among high school students.
School Communities 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
Social Media Graphic Posts for Parents
Social media messages encouraging parents to vaccinate their children.
A toolkit for parents with resources about COVID-19 vaccinations for children.
COVID-19 Survivor Story: Kole - :30
Kole, a 27-year-old husband and father who got COVID, explains that the effects of COVID are much worse than any side effects from vaccines, and he urges everyone to get vaccinated as soon as they can. Find free vaccines near you today at vaccines.gov.
Ask a Doctor: If I'm Young and Healthy, Why Do I Need the COVID-19 Vaccine?
Video featuring Dr. Pamela Simms-Mackey explaining why it's important that even young and healthy people get the COVID-19 vaccine.
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
Ask a Doctor: Do Kids Get Long-term Side Effects From COVID Vaccines?
A video of Dr. Emma B. Olivera of Advocate Children's Hospital explaining that COVID vaccines do not cause long-term side effects in kids.
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.
Social Media Messages to Encourage Vaccination
A social media toolkit to share the message that people can find a COVID-19 vaccination location three ways: through vaccines.gov, text messaging, or phone.