Power & Immunity

COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

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

Developed in partnership with The Center for Black Health & Equity, the Better For It toolkit shares science-based information to spark a conversations in your community.  

Use Better For It as a supplement to your own research on the vaccines and to: 

  • Become a Vaccine Ambassador.
  • Start a dialogue with your friends, physician, pastor and family members.
  • Share accurate information on social media.
  • Get to know the contributions of Black scientists and public health advocates who are helping to bring this pandemic to an end.
The Center for Black Health & Equity

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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Immunizations have long been a topic of hesitancy in the Black community. Our national spokesperson, Dr. Cedric “Jamie” Rutland, addresses the negative history of vaccine research in the Black community and the importance of receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.

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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 #PowerAndImmunity, and tag @BlackBodyHealth and @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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