This resource highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic has provided an opportunity for academic institutions to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Two key frameworks for doing so are discussed, including the collective trauma recovery framework and weaver-leader framework.
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.