Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

Congregational COVID‑19 Conversations: Utilization of Medical‑Religious Partnerships During the SARS‑CoV‑2 Pandemic

Monson, K., Oluyinka, M., Negro, D., Hughes, N., Maydan, D., Iqbal, S., Golden, S. H., Teague, P., Hale, W. D., Galiatsatos, P.

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

Mitigation and Prevention

This resource is outlining partnerships between a medical institution and local faith-based organizations to discuss COVID-19 strategies. Places of worship were encouraged to identify members as COVID-19 leaders, disseminate public health messaging, create safe policies for public worship (including contact tracing), and prepare their communities for COVID-19 testing and vaccination.

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Capacity Building, Partnership Building, Reduction of Health Disparities

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