Resources from the Colorado Vaccine Equity Taskforce
- Resources developed by the taskforce including fact sheets, social media graphics, presentations, videos and resources geared toward communities of color.
Toolkit from the Centers for Disease Control
This toolkit includes several resources to tailor messages to the communities you serve, including:
Frequently Asked Questions
Colorado COVID-19 Vaccines Page
Includes information about who is currently eligible for a vaccine, vaccination locations, and other information such as vaccine safety and efficacy, and frequently asked questions.
Communicator’s Tip Sheet for COVID-19 Vaccination
One-pager from the National Institutes of Health on communication considerations when talking to people about the vaccine.
Vaccine Messaging Guide
The Colorado Health Foundation and Rose Community Foundation have come together to provide a variety of resources on how to effectively engage people who are hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Download a comprehensive resource list here.
Basic Needs Resources for Clients
OnwardCO is a new, one-stop resource to match Coloradans with their needs during COVID-19 (including employment, food, training programs, etc.) by zip codes. Content translations are available on the web page. Onward is also available in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Illinois, Washington, Oregon, Connecticut, California and the District of Columbia.
United Way 2-1-1
Need to help your clients find food, childcare, rent assistance or other essential services? Call 211 to be connected with local agencies who are providing assistance. This is the Colorado link; however 2-1-1 is available in several states.
Food Pantries Operating Status During COVID-19
Spreadsheet of Metro Denver food pantries.
Colorado Rental Assistance Fund
Financial assistance to pay rent for people adversely impacted by COVID-19.
Training for Community Health Workers/Navigators
Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic CHW Module
This free training covers various roles community health workers can take in combating the spread of the coronavirus, how to talk with community members about COVID-19, myths, facts and reducing COVID-19 stigma, and more. Available in English with more languages coming soon.
Resources from the National Association of Community Health Workers
A list of several resources including a Coronavirus 101 Lesson Plan to host an online workshop.
Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers
Introductory online course for entry-level COVID-19 contact tracers, for use by health agencies in rapid training of new contact tracers.
Culturally Relevant Resources
Translated COVID-19 Resources
A database of translated materials in 64 languages from the Center of Excellence in Refugee Health.
Fact Sheets in Navajo and Spanish on Telehealth
The Southwest Telehealth Resource Center has translated six fact sheets into Navajo and Spanish. The fact sheets include topics such as Telehealth 101, HIPAA & Telehealth, and How Patients Can Engage in Telehealth.
Resources in Spanish
Running list compiled by the Latino Research and Policy Center at the Colorado School of Public Health
UnidosUS CARES: Explaining COVID-19 Relief for Latino Families
A video series in English and Spanish on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act
COVID-19 and Public Charge (relevant for immigrant patients)
Mental Health Resources
The Disaster Distress Helpline
This hotline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
Navigating Cancer in the Time of Coronavirus
Credible sources of information on COVID-19
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (or your state public health department)