COVID Community Ambassadors

VIRGINIA'S HEALTH IS IN OUR HANDS


WELCOME Virginia COVID Community Ambassadors: We are thrilled you are here! Consider this site a hub for resources + tools. The site is designed for anyone willing and able to volunteer a few minutes each week to help keep Virginians safe! Want to become a Community Ambassador?

Action 1: RECENT MISSIONS + UPDATES
Stay up to date on Community Ambassador "missions," news + updates.
🚀Check back each week to see what's happening.

Mission #4: Show or Tell - Reasons For Hope

Stories create change. We're looking to amplify reasons for hope to create the change needed for a bright path forward. We have two ways to get involved. Full details have been prepared for you here.

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Show + share this video, or Tell your public health story relating to vaccine, testing or contact tracing
Apr 15, 2021

🎯 Why Is The J&J Vaccine On Pause?

The pause is due to an abundance of caution while CDC reviews extremely rare adverse events, assessing potential significance.

🚀 Review additional materials
here. You may reference or share to support questions from your communities
April 14, 2021

Mission #3: Let's Get Back In The Game!

Team up with Willie Nelson + major sports leagues to share the Ad Council's encouraging video to get "Back In The Game" by getting vaccinated + letting our communities know what you most look forward to in the future.

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Share the video via social media, email, or text + a short message on "why" you are receiving the vaccine
Mar 31, 2021

🙏 Thank you, WTKR News!

CBS affiliate network in Norfolk, VA helped shine the spotlight on Community Ambassador collective efforts to "reach people who might otherwise miss out on important and accurate information." Wonderful work, everyone!
Thank you: Brookie, Kofo, Ambassadors + News 3 Team!

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Be sure to read the story + watch the video coverage
Mar 25, 2021

Mission #2: Explore Over 50 COVID Resources

Welcome Ambassadors! We're excited to announce the Community Ambassador hub for resources, tools + missions. We've gathered over 50 resources, articles, social posts and digital supplies to help you support friends, family and communities.

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Have a look around. Consider taking one of the five actions from the Home page. Further details can be found here
Mar 19, 2021

🙏 Virginia Is For Helpers

New vaccination locations are opening across Virginia each week and more cities + counties are moving to new phases. This means more people are eligible and able to receive the vaccine. If you can, please continue to support Mission #1: Pre-registration, helping others sign up to get their free COVID-19 vaccine.

🚀 Use the links above to see which phase your city or county is in. Help others hear about this
Mar 18, 2021

📬 Looking for past email updates?
(click here to view)

Action 2: SOCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
Have a minute?
Highlights from Virginia Department of Health, Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization, Ad Council, Governor Northam, National Institutes of Health + more.
🚀 Review posts which look interesting to you. Click-and-share messages which you feel would be helpful to your communities.

Action 3: SOCIAL ACCOUNTS TO FOLLOW
Have a few minutes?
Here are some of the top official sources + experts helping support health + wellbeing.
🚀 Follow, comment, like + share the messages which you feel would be helpful to your communities.

Virginia Department of Health

Facebook
Twitter
Linkedin
Youtube

National Institute of Minority Health + Health Disparities

Facebook
Twitter
Linkedin
Youtube

Center for Disease Control + Prevention

Facebook
Twitter

Instagram
Linkedin
Youtube

Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Website

Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Facebook
Twitter
Linkedin

Action 4: COMMUNITY ARTICLES
Have 10 minutes?
🚀 Read any article which looks interesting to you. Share if you feel the article may be helpful to your communities.

Action 5: LIBRARY
Have more time?
🚀 Find expert answers to common questions.

📚 Ambassador Virtual Library

The Library holds expert answers to common questions. Visit if you have the time. You'll find resources such as Vaccine Safety 101, Vaccine Rollout 101, and more.