Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes when implemented in multiple real-life settings, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities.

Best Practices for an Equitable Covid-19 Vaccination Program

Beste, L.A., Chen, A., Geyer, J., Wilson, M., Shuttner, L., Wheat, C., Rojas, J., Nelson, K., Reddy, A.

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Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Healthcare Access and Quality
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This case study of the VA Puget Sound Health Care System highlights effective practices for increasing vaccine uptake among vulnerable populations of veterans. This included targeting outreach to people based on race/ethnicity and the presence of risk factors for severe COVID-19 disease. The VA Puget Sound Health Care System used multiple modalities of communications and collaborated with community leaders in order to increase vaccine rates among people in underserved areas.

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Reduction of Health Disparities

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