Author: Ben Aldrich

CDC: Strategies for Reaching People with Limited Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) outlines practices reported during jurisdictional listening sessions conducted in February and March 2021 with CDC’s Vaccine Task Force.

Webinar: Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence

On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) hosted a Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence webinar to provide information and resources tohelp partners address vaccine hesitancy in their communities.

COVID-19 Vaccine Communication

This report, which was developed in consultation with leading experts in social and behavioral sciences and public health, outlines evidence-informed communication strategies in support of national COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts across federal agencies and their state and local partners.

Messaging to Increase Vaccine Demand

"TO OVERCOME VACCINE HESITANCY, MESSAGING AND EXPERTISE MATTERS"

HOW NEW YORK STATE CAN PRESERVE RURAL ACCESS TO EMS

In order to preserve rural communities’ access to emergency medical services, New York State government must act now. Due to inadequate reimbursement from Medicaid causing strained budgets, minimal provided incentive for volunteers, and lack of utilization of EMS capabilities, rural ambulance agencies are at risk of closing down or consolidating with other agencies. Fewer ambulance agencies will o...