COVID Community Ambassadors

VIRGINIA'S HEALTH IS IN OUR HANDS


WELCOME to the Virginia COVID Community Ambassador program: We are thrilled you are here! Consider this site a hub for resources + tools. The site is designed for anyone willing + 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.

🎯 A Conversation with Dr. Fauci

Join governor Northam + watch the recording of the 60-minute conversation with Dr. Fauci + healthcare providers from the webinar on August 3rd. We’d also appreciate it if you'd share this link with your network + communities.
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🚀 Watch + share link on social media, text message, or email
8.4.21

📢 Follow us - VDH is now on Instagram!

Find the official Instagram profile for VDH (@virginiadeptofhealth) on the app + follow for recent updates + more.

🚀 Consider following + sharing the account + its content to keep communities informed

7.29.21

📺 Virginia Town Hall

Short Q+A clips (under 2 minutes) from VDH June Town Hall. Expert answers questions about COVID-19 + how to stay safe this summer.
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Can we get back to normal?
Eng | Span
Will restrictions return to Virginia
? Eng | Span
Are daycare + camp safe now
? Eng | Span
Are summer jobs safe
? Eng | Span
Do vaccines protect against variants?
Eng | Span
What's the risk for unvaccinated
? Eng | Span
Why focus on young adults?
Eng | Span
How to get ready for in-person learning?
Eng | Span
Why get back to the classroom?
Eng | Span
Will in-person classes be required?
Eng | Span
Will there be a hybrid option for schools?
Eng | Span

🚀 See how local experts answer Virginia's common questions. Share items relevant to your communities
7.2
7.21

Mission #9: How Right Now

Let's talk emotional wellbeing. In this mission, we team up with the CDC to share expert resources. These tools are specifically designed to support emotional health + healing for ourselves + others.

🚀 Watch the video. Review the resources. Use + share with family, friends + communities
7.16.21

Mission #8: What's Next?

Spread the word to help Virginia tune in to the upcoming town hall on Thursday June 24th at 7pm. In our last mission, we asked you to share common questions overheard within your communities. Our upcoming town hall covers answers. Topics include the Delta variant, current CDC + VDH guidelines, children + adolescents vaccine, + summer activities + many other FAQ.

🚀 Tune in + encourage others to do the same by sharing these fliers
6.23.21

Mission #7: Brainstorm

As we move into our next chapter of COVID response, we need your help. Since February of 2021, we've worked to turn Community Ambassador ideas into real life tools + resources. It's time for round 2. What's needed right now? Be sure to return to the Mission 7 page to see insight from your peers!

🚀 Share your insight + ideas
6.11.21

📬 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
Instagram
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, + more.