Better For It

COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

A guide for families and individuals to explore concerns, answer questions, and start a conversation about vaccination.

National vaccination initiatives in the United States support the critical work of achieving health equity for all Americans.

While this guide in not intended to be a persuasive tool, it has been developed to provide families and individuals with the information they need to explore concerns, answer questions, and start a conversation about general immunization and the COVID-19 vaccine.

Use Better For It to help keep one another accountable as you seek out the best information for making personal and community health decisions, and to:

  • Become a Vaccine Ambassador.
  • Supplement your own research on the vaccines.
  • Start a dialogue with your family members, friends, physician, faith advisor, and coworkers.
  • Share accurate information on social media.
  • Learn about the contributions of diverse scientists and public health advocates who strive to bring this pandemic to an end.

Becoming a Vaccine Ambassador

Vaccine receptivity is influenced by many factors, but none stronger than the influence of your family, friends and neighbors. As a Vaccine Ambassador in your community, here are a few ways you can help.

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Sumita Khatri, M.D., MS discusses the importance of asking questions and learning more about the available COVID-19 vaccines.

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How you can help:

  • Share the reasons why you’re getting the COVID-19 vaccine in a short social media video or photo of you getting your shot. You can also download some social media images to use in your posts. Use the hashtag #BetterForIt and tag @LungAssociation.
  • Share your story on your own websites, and in your local newsletters, newspapers and more.
  • Host a Zoom party!  Invite friends and family to have the discussion about making informed decisions using the Better For It toolkit

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COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

As the trusted champion for lung health, the American Lung Association has science-based information to help you stay informed about the safety and availability of a COVID-19 vaccine.
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Updates to the toolkit and assets will continue to be added to this page, so check back to get the latest information and stay up to date.

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