CDC's COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit for Your Essential Workers

by Women In Trucking Staff, on Mar 4, 2021 12:19:34 PM


Essential workers perform duties across critical infrastructure sectors and maintain the services and functions that U.S. residents depend on daily. These include healthcare workers, police officers, professional drivers and more. As essential workers across the nation are starting to receive vaccines to help protect them against COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided a toolkit to help employers educate their essential workers about this important new prevention tool, raise awareness about the benefits of vaccination, and address common questions and concerns.

How to Get Started

1. Coordinate with your Local Health Department

If you are not already working with your local health department, consider reaching out for assistance. The health department’s immunization program can help coordinate vaccination clinics, provide speakers for presentations, and offer other types of expertise.

2. Communicate with your employees
3. Organize a COVID-19 vaccine presentation or host a speaker

Organize a COVID-19 vaccine presentation ppt icon[3.7 MB, 16 pages] (also available in Spanish ppt icon[4 MB]) for your employees and promote it via digital and employee communication channels. If you are able, organize a virtual presentation. If not, organize an in-person presentation following COVID-19 safety precautions. Ask if your local health department can provide a speaker if you do not have a health educator on staff. Distribute copies of the FAQs.

4. Continue to educate your workforce

Through articles, blog posts and social media posts, continue to educate your employees with the latest information. 

Sample Social Media Message:

CDC-COVID-stickers5. Invite your employees to wear stickers once they have been vaccinated and post vaccination selfies on social media

View and Download COVID-19 Vaccine Sticker

This information has been provided by the CDC. View the original content here

Find clinics, pharmacies, and other locations that offer COVID-19 vaccines in the United States on VaccineFinder. Learn More

Topics:SafetyHealth and Wellness

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