This journal article discusses the role of community engagement as a prevention and control tool against the spread of COVID-19. It provides background information on community engagement strategies used in previous disease outbreaks and provides a blueprint for its use and effectiveness against COVID-19.
Building trust in COVID-19 vaccination and other public health interventions is fundamental to the work of public health and efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic. We can build trust by combating misinformation, supporting trusted messengers and networks, improving our trustworthiness, and deepening relationships that engender trust over time. Building trust between public health and communities facilitates acceptance of public health interventions and can cultivate an equitable COVID-19 response now and conditions for well-being in the future.
Community Assessment and Engagement
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