TA Resource Catalog

This catalog includes all TA products, including training recordings and written products, developed by the COVID-19 Health Equity TA Collaborative for OT21-2103 grant recipients. It will be updated as new products are developed during the grant cycle.

Principles of Health Equity Science for Public Health Action

CDC authors published a commentary, Principles of Health Equity Science for Public Health Action, in Public Health Reports. The manuscript is a collaboration between CDC scientists to “describe an equity-focused scientific framework and set of principles to guide public health efforts to fulfill the health equity mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).”

Medicaid and Public Health Partnerships to Advance Equity

ASTHO, Center for Health Care Strategies, and WE in the World are offering technical assistance resources for OT21-2103 recipients to support partnerships with Medicaid. The recorded webinar highlights partnership strategies for public health Medicaid and health systems, as well as provides an overview of WE in the World’s Pathways to Population Health Equity (P2PHE framework)

Covid-19 Health Equity Dissemination Guide

The COVID-19 Health Equity Grantee Dissemination Guide and Databases aims to equip recipients with
information and guidance to start the dissemination process of efforts supported by the OT21-2103
grant. This user guide is a tool for identifying appropriate journals, conferences, or other opportunities
(podcasts, webinars, training, and newsletters) to disseminate information on the program’s initiatives and
outcomes. The dissemination channels outlined in the attached database are suggestions for prioritizing
the channels and starting the selection process. The database is not a cumulative representation of all
dissemination opportunities available to the COVID-19 Health Equity grant recipients

Covid-19 Health Equity Dissemination Database

The COVID-19 Health Equity Grantee Dissemination Guide and Databases aims to equip recipients with
information and guidance to start the dissemination process of efforts supported by the OT21-2103
grant. This user guide is a tool for identifying appropriate journals, conferences, or other opportunities
(podcasts, webinars, training, and newsletters) to disseminate information on the program’s initiatives and
outcomes. The dissemination channels outlined in the attached database are suggestions for prioritizing
the channels and starting the selection process. The database is not a cumulative representation of all
dissemination opportunities available to the COVID-19 Health Equity grant recipients.

White House Releases First Ever U.S. Playbook to Address Social Determinants of Health

The White House and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the U.S. Playbook to Address Social Determinants of Health and accompanying resources to help support federal agencies, states, local and tribal governments to better coordinate health care, public health, and social services.

Public Health Communications Collaborative Offers Customizable Template to Share Your 2023 Public Health Impact

The Public Health Communications Collaborative has a simple template to help health departments showcase milestones for 2023, and recommends you use this template to illustrate the impactful public health initiatives that built awareness, trust, and positive health outcomes in your community. If you use this template, please let CDC know! We would love to see examples of your work and help you cross-promote on social media.

Big Cities Health Coalition Blog Features Maricopa County’s Strategies to Increase Community Participation

In the BCHC Frontline Blog, Top 6 ways to get great participation in a community health assessment, Maricopa County shares six solutions for improving responses to a community health assessment survey. They highlight their investment, through OT21-2103-funded mini-grants, in CBOs that serve priority populations and are trusted messengers.

Policies, Protocols, and Best Practices to Address Healthcare Workforce Mental Health

This document, created by the Tennessee Institute of Public Health, provides a variety of policies, protocols, and best practices to understand and address mental health impact and support needs of employees. A link to each program, policy, or best practice and a brief summary of each is available and when possible, examples of how and where these have been applied in the United States are provided.

Validated Instruments for Healthcare Workforce Mental Health

This document, created by the Tennessee Institute of Public Health, provides a variety of instruments/ survey tools to understand and address mental health impact and support needs of employees. The information provided here should assist in developing an instrument to understand and address the mental health impact and support needs of first responders that includes questions on symptoms of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, stigma, work environments, organizational support, and coping strategies during the pandemic, among other topics.

Resources for Denver Public Health and Environment

This resource list was created by the Georgia Policy Center for Denver Public Health in support of their COVID Disparities OT21 2013 TA Request. This resource is a list of best practices for 1.) connecting uninsured individuals health care coverage to increase insured rates among refugee, immigrant, Black, Indigenous, and people of color and 2.) for increasing vaccination rates among Medicaid enrollees. Though created for Denver, much of the content is applicable more broadly.

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