Topic Collection: Community Education and Outreach
A resilient community is a prepared community, and a prepared community can recover more easily from a disaster. The resources in this Topic Collection include promising practices, evaluations, and overviews of programs focused on healthcare community education and outreach.
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This eight-page tip sheet explains how outreach workers, community health workers, and/or promotores(as) can be used by health centers in emergency preparedness. Strategies for reaching traditionally underserved populations are included.
The speakers in this webinar discuss Ebola community outreach experiences and how this outreach can bolster existing partnerships to help residents prevent contracting seasonal influenza.
The guidance in this document includes promising practices for health authorities and providers to work with community-based organizations in order to reach Latino populations in the event of a pandemic or a public health emergency.
Recommendations from the National Biodefense Science Board on community resilience are shared in this report. The importance of community outreach and communication is mentioned as one of five recommendations.