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COVID-19 Resources for Practitioners

COVID-19 Resources for Practitioners

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This website offers a centralized collection of publicly available COVID-19 resources for public health agencies and other organizations.

Resources include free online courses, training material, and tools developed under the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Training Initiative as well as resources produced by the US CDC, non-governmental health organizations, and academic institutions. Resources are categorized into broad topics and regularly updated as new resources are developed or identified.

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For general inquiries, email COVIDTraining@jhu.edu

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COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Hub 

The COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Hub supports public health workers by providing a freely accessible Message Library bank with over 100 answers to questions about vaccine eligibility, immunity, safety, access, and other key topics helpful in outreach with U.S. communities around COVID-19 vaccines. The app, from the Johns Hopkins International Vaccine Access Center, also includes easy-to-reference training on COVID-19 vaccines and links out to quality information sources.

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Vira, the Vax Chatbot

Vira can help health workers or anyone who seeks help fielding questions from family and friends about the COVID-19 vaccines. The chatbot was developed by the International Vaccine Access Center at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, powered by IBM and inspired by previous research that showed automated chatbots using AI can effectively communicate credible information and support health behavior changes.

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