This article shares the experiences of Dr. Laura Hammitt, Dr. Allison Barlow, and Leonela Nelson with COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the Navajo Nation. They discuss contributors to success and how they help build trust in the community.
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.
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