The National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), shares new podcast episode: “Public Health Speaks”, a podcast series covering topical public health issues to educate, inform and assist NPHIC members, partners, and affiliate organizations understand and overcome urgent communication challenges. This episode features NPHIC member, Meredith Li-Vollmer, Ph.D., a risk communication specialist for Public Health Seattle and King County, Washington. Dr. Li-Vollmer provides insights on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic from a local public health perspective and how polling data from the Harvard Opinion public surveys, helped them develop their communication strategies and rebuild trust. You can listen to this episode here.
Reaching Gen Z: Engaging Young Audiences in Public Health details the importance of public health messaging, social media, outreach and engagement, and data; provides tips and advice for creating new or updating existing crisis communications plans; and shares information on tools and resources to assist public health leaders and health communicators in combating misinformation and disinformation. View the full webinar here.
Additional resources can be found here: Staying Current with Gen-Z: Digital Resources & Tools.
The purpose of this document is to help state and territorial health departments prepare for leadership transitions and educate new leaders on immunization and vaccination programs and activities. View here: Prepare to Vaxx!
ASTHO's Crisis Communications Guide includes robust information on everything from creating a crisis communication plan and crafting statements to managing the media in a crisis and communicating using social media. This guide is meant to inform and support you in developing and implementing relevant, effective crisis communications tools and resources.
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Health communications is missing a health equity + social justice perspective. Communicate For Health Justice (CFHJ) is a millennial-driven communications space mixing equity and social justice ideas into health communication.