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Training


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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: COVID-19 Vaccination Training Compendium

This website provides health departments and their staff with training resources and expert guidance to effectively communicate about COVID-19 disease and vaccination to partners, other health jurisdictions, and members of the public. Each module is divided into brief, self-paced trainings on key topics—the SARS-CoV-2 virus, vaccine regulatory processes, the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in the US, and how to address vaccine hesitancy and build trust.

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Jhpiego: COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Point of Dispensing

This short module provides an orientation for volunteers and staff who are preparing to take part in an incident command team to run a mass point-of-dispensing (POD) COVID-19 vaccination clinic. It provides a fundamental overview of best practices in prevention and control of COVID-19; reviews basics of the COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the US; provides orientation to team member roles and responsibilities; and reviews client flow within the POD site.

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JHU

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing: JHU COVID-19 Vaccination Training Program

A free course for individuals preparing to administer vaccines in COVID-19 vaccination programs. This course covers vaccination hesitation, syringes and needles, preparing and administering the vaccine for intramuscular injection (with demonstration), and allergic reactions and side effects.

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CDC: COVID-19 Training and Education

Training and core competencies for healthcare professionals administering vaccine, vaccination support workers, and administration support staff.

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Public Health Foundation: COVID-19 Vaccination Training Programs for Healthcare Professionals

List of trainings compiled by the Public Health Foundation covering vaccine storage and handling, vaccine administration, communicating with patients, and COVID-19 vaccine training and clinical materials. Requires free registration in the TRAIN network. 

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Data and Metrics


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Johns Hopkins University: ​U.S. Vaccination Efforts

Reports the number of vaccine doses administered and people fully vaccinated in the US by state and territory. Updated daily.

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Johns Hopkins University: ​COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Dashboard

Tool tracking vaccine prioritization plans for long-term care settings, other congregate care settings, people with chronic conditions, and additional disability-related groups across all US states, territories, and DC.

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International Vaccine Access Center: VIEW-hub

An online, interactive, map-based platform for visualizing data on vaccine use and impact.

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Resolve to Save Lives: COVID-19 Vaccine Indicators

Report describing six recommended vaccine indicators and suggested targets.

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List of indicators


Guidance


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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Interim Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation and Distribution in the United States

Report developed by a multi-disciplinary team of public health experts at Johns Hopkins University offering an ethical framework to guide discussion and inform decisions about vaccine allocation.

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: The Public’s Role in COVID-19 Vaccination: Planning Recommendations Informed by Design Thinking and the Social, Behavioral, and Communication Sciences

Report developed by a multi-disciplinary team of public health experts offering recommendations on how to advance public understanding of, access to, and acceptance of vaccines that protect against COVID-19.

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Q&A with authors


Bloomberg Cities Network: COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit for Mayors

Evidence-based guidance on vaccine administration and resident engagement for mayors and their teams.

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Proven messages for encouraging vaccination

Public engagement and communications

Data and monitoring strategies

The role of mayors in vaccination rollout


CDC: COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook for Jurisdiction Operations

Interim CDC playbook on how to operationalize COVID-19 vaccination programs.

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About COVID-19 Vaccines


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Johns Hopkins University: Vaccines

A compendium of information on COVID-19 vaccines. Includes a vaccine tracker with key metrics for understanding vaccination progress in the US, FAQ, a primer on COVID-19 vaccine, and a blog series discussing the evolving science and policy of COVID-19 vaccines.

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CDC: U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Product Information

Information on administration, storage and handling, safety, and reporting for COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the United States.

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ASTHO: COVID-19 Vaccine Comparison

A comparison of the Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, J&J/Janssen vaccines. Key details include vaccine efficacy, vaccine administration, side effects, safety for pregnant and lactating individuals, storage requirements, and minimum purchase order.

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NIAID: COVID-19 Prevention Network

Network formed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Website describes ongoing clinical studies, the various stages of clinical studies, the science behind COVID-19 vaccines and answers to frequently answer questions.

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Communications


CDC: COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkits

Communication toolkits tailored for specific audiences groups. Includes 1) a vaccination communication toolkit for medical centers, clinics, pharmacies, and clinicians, 2) a recipient education toolkit for healthcare professionals and pharmacists, 3) a long-term care facility toolkit for administrators and leadership, and 4) a toolkit for special populations aimed at employers of essential workers and staff of organizations serving communities.

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Webinars and Webcasts


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International Vaccine Access Center

Resources developed or identified by the International Vaccine Access Center. Includes informational material (webinars, podcasts, videos), featured news, publications, and tools.

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JHU

JHU-UW Vaccine Symposium: The Scientific Integrity of COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy Trials: From Clinical Trials to Public Allocation 

Virtual vaccine symposium brings together leading voices in the field to explore complex issues regarding COVID-19 vaccines, from development to allocation.  

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Johns Hopkins University: COVID-19 Vaccination Town Hall for Assisted Living and Senior Housing Communities

Town hall designed specifically for assisted living and senior housing administrators, managers, and staff. Covers the science behind the vaccines and preliminary data, vaccination distribution, messaging strategies for staff and residents, infection prevention vigilance, and other related challenges for these settings.

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Q&A