COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases Health Equity Response Network (CHERN) and the Community Health Worker (CHW) Workforce Collaborative hosted the “Strategies to Build Parent and Caregiver Confidence in COVID-19 Boosters for Asian American (AA), Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NH/PI) Youth” webinar. AA and NH/PI-serving healthcare partners shared strategies for increasing booster uptake and improving vaccine confidence among health center staff, providers, and patients after the recent FDA-Approval of new bivalent COVID-19 boosters. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Address booster eligibility, scheduling, and comparisons;
  2. Identify promising practices for improving uptake of boosters among 6 month-18 year olds; and 
  3. Explore talking points for general patient education, parent/caregiver education, and staff messaging. 


  • Chia Wang, MD, MS, Infectious Disease Consultant, International Community Health Services
  • Liza Merrill, CHW Training Manager, Asian Pacific Community in Action 
  • Lulu Toumajian, Outreach Specialist and Community Health Worker Lead, HOPE Clinic

Intended Audience: 

Health Center staff, community health workers, and other community based organization staff interested in COVID-19 vaccination, community health workers, and AA and NH/PI youth health.


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