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.

Operationalizing Equity: A Rapid-Cycle Innovation Approach to Covid-19 Vaccination in Black Neighborhoods

NEJM Catalyst, Innovations in Care Delivery

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Case Study

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

Mitigation and Prevention

This article summarizes the approach one vaccine collaborative in Philadelphia, PA took to address vaccination inequity among Black community members. The intervention utilized community partners to build trust and encourage community members to schedule vaccinations at a clinic through a low-tech platform. These vaccination clinics were also designed to minimize wait times.

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Outcomes of Interest

Advancing Racial Equity, Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Black or African American

Setting(s) of Implementation

Clinical, Community

Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period