This course presents a selection of public health basics as a framework for COVID-19 pandemic response and prevention. You will explore the goals of public health efforts and how public health happens in the community. Using this framework, you will contextualize and define the conditions for COVID-19 transmission and prevention. Furthering the scope of prevention, you will gain insights into community vaccination efforts with facts and lessons learned from other campaigns. Finally, you will develop basic strategies to combat misinformation and encourage healthy outcomes.
- Community health leaders
- Emerging public health leaders
- Public health volunteers
- Volunteers working with high-risk populations
- Outreach coordinators
- Anyone interested in personal and collective health and well-being, community development, preventing disease and injury, or leading change to support health equity