COVID-19 Resource Hub

Last Updated: 9/22/2021

AAPCHO is continuously monitoring novel Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) alerts and information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and other health agencies across the United States and its territories.

This page will be updated frequently with tailored resources for community health centers, multilingual and culturally appropriate materials for Asian American (AA), Native Hawaiian (NH), and Pacific Islander (PI) communities, resources to address stigma related to COVID-19, public health considerations, webinar opportunities, and policy updates. This page covers the following areas:

If you have questions, would you like to contribute resources to this page, and/or require technical assistance, please email preparedness@aapcho.org.

Recent Updates and Highlights

Resources on COVID-19 Vaccine

AAPCHO recognizes that navigating information on the COVID-19 Vaccine is essential for Community Health Centers. The role of Community Health Centers in the deployment of vaccines is essential at numerous levels.

From the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

In-Language COVID-19 Vaccine Resources:

Knowledge and Data to Prepare for the Vaccine:

Community Health Center Vaccine Responses

COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit for Community-Based Organizations – CDC offers plain-language fact sheets available in Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Tagalog, and Korean.

The Kaiser Family Foundation provides a monthly report on COVID-19 vaccine attitudes and experiences through their COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor.

Multilingual and Culturally Appropriate Materials

AAPCHO is proud to partner and is part of the Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response Team and the Asian American Pacific Islander Emergency Response Network to provide culturally competent and in-language resources and materials for those disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Additonal translated materials are available in the COVID-19 Vaccine section.

The Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response Team is a national group of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) researchers, health experts, community leaders and advocates who have come together to inform and support families and communities about COVID-19. Resources available here »

  • NHPI COVID-19 Toolkit – In partnership with the Southern California Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response Team, the Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office has released the Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander COVID-19 Community Toolkit, a rich resource that includes infographics and public service announcements (PSAs) in Chamorro, Hawaiian, Marshallese, Samoan, and Tongan languages.

The Asian American and Pacific Islander Emergency Response Network (ERN) is a collaboration among the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans and other non-profit groups with the goal of laying the foundation for a more unified AA, NH, and PI movement. Find more information » 

Resources for Health Centers

Federal Resources for Health Centers

Financial Support

Support to Address Workforce Burnout

Sample Protocols for Health Centers

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidance for Health Centers

Additional Resources

HCR Clearinghouse

AAPCHO encourages all health centers to visit the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse to access compiled resources on COVID-19 from 20 NationalCooperative Agreement organizations and partners.

#COVID19CHC: Community Health Centers Connecting with Patients during COVID-19: Catch the latest episode of AAPCHO’s #COVID19CHC Stories series   to shed a light on the critical role of CHCs to address the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, Sheryl Yoshimura, RD of Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services in Honolulu shares how she and her team provide personable care while addressing food and housing insecurity during this unprecedented time.

Resources to Address Anti-Asian Racism

AAPCHO acknowledges the increasing levels of stigma, racism, and xenophobia toward AA and NHPI communities as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. We encourage community health center providers, community-based organizations, educators, and the general public to combat this stigma by addressing misinformation and practicing cultural humility.

Reporting Incidents of Hate

Toolkits

Cultural Humility Resources

Cultural humility is a respectful approach toward individuals of other cultures that continuously pushes one to challenge cultural biases (CHCS, 2017).

Public Health Considerations

Healthy Equity Resources

Infection Control Resources

Behavioral and Emotional Health Resources

Webinars

Webinar Sources

  • Upcoming Webinars and Resources – The Health Center Resource Clearinghouse developed this page with COVID-19 webinar opportunities and resources tailored for health centers.

AANHPI Project Firstline

We have partnered with the CDC’s Project Firstline and APIAHF to launch the AANHPI Project Firstline initiative to prepare frontline healthcare workers & the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and communities from infectious disease threats including COVID-19.

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