The COVID-19 Community Corps
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
About the organization
The HHS COVID-19 public education campaign is a national initiative to increase public confidence in and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines while reinforcing basic prevention measures such as mask wearing and social distancing.
Through a nationwide network of trusted messengers and consistent, fact-based public health messaging, the campaign helps the public make informed decisions about their health and COVID-19, including steps to protect themselves and their communities.
The effort is driven by communication science and provides tailored information for at-risk groups
Our best path out of the COVID-19 pandemic is for every American to get a COVID-19 vaccination as soon as it’s available to them.
You’re invited to support the effort by joining the COVID-19 Community Corps. As a member, you’ll receive timely, accurate information to share with your family, friends, and neighbors. By encouraging them to get vaccinated, you’ll help protect them – and allow all of us to safely gather together again.
As a Corps member, you’ll get resources to help you build vaccine confidence in your community, including:
Fact sheets on vaccine safety, tips on how to talk with friends and family about the importance of vaccination, and hints for planning and attending community events
Social media content to share with your followers
Regular email updates with the latest vaccine news and resources to share
This effort focuses on Americans who want to protect their health, but may have questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. We aim to:
Explain how Americans can protect themselves from COVID-19.
Strengthen public confidence in the vaccines so those who are hesitant will be more willing to consider vaccination
Increase vaccine uptake by informing Americans about how and where to get vaccinated
Equal Opportunity Employment
The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:
The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.
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