Outreach and Public Awareness Strategies

Content includes how to effectively conduct outreach and promote culturally-sensitive public awareness.


    Nevada 211, a program of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, is committed to helping Nevadans connect with the services they need. Services include housing, food assistance, utility assistance, transportation, childcare, etc.

    Nevada Health Response

    The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Governor's Office’s website designed to share information and resources as it pertains to the current status of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact within the state of Nevada. Resources include but not limited to where to locate PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) and where to obtain financial assistance.

    Unidos US Community Resources

    A Spanish and English toolkit that brings multiple topics impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic such as general COVID-19 protocols, behavioral health considerations, and workers’ rights.

    Hip Hop Health Video: 20 Seconds or More

    Join Doug E Fresh, Artie Green, Gerry Gunn along with 40 other artists, entertainers, and leaders to empower youth and families with the right information to help fight against the spread of COVID-19. "Wash your hands everybody, and everybody wash your hands!"

    Hip Hop Health Video: Behind the Mask

    A beautiful R&B music video PSA featuring Grammy nominated Raheem DeVaughn on lead vocals, Darryl DMC McDaniels and Doug E Fresh to encourage everyone to wear a mask to help stop the spread of COVID-19. This is HHPH's love letter to the world.

    Hip Hop Health Video: Let’s Talk About Salt

    "Let's Talk About Salt" is a fun, educational animated music video starring Grammy Award winning Cheryl "Salt" James from the iconoic group, Salt-N-Pepa, teaching young people and families about healthy eating, salt consumption, and encourages hypertension prevention.

    Eating Healthy for People with High Blood Pressure

    A handout from Feeding America that highlights healthy foods for people with high blood pressure.

    Eating Healthy for People with Diabetes

    A handout from Feeding America that highlights healthy foods for people with diabetes

    Stocking a Health Pantry

    A handout that provides tips on how to stock your pantry and refrigerator with healthy items.

    CSA Grocery Delivery Flyer

    Community Services Agency offers grocery delivery, nutrition education, and referrals to other services. Use contact information on flyer to reach out to necessary parties.

    CSA Referral Form

    This is for agencies that want to refer a client to Community Services Agency for grocery shopping delivery, nutrition education, or other services.

    Resources for Coping and Managing During COVID-19

    A handout with contact information for various mental support health agencies and hotlines.

    My Coping Skills Aren’t Working

    A podcast episode that discusses the way that our brains handles stress and coping skills to navigate the pandemic.

    Support Animals and COVID-19 Anxiety

    This webinar from Mental Health America discusses the research behind the use of animals for emotional support, strategies for accessing animals during social distancing, and the use of animals in healthcare settings during CoVid-19.

    Mental Health for Remote Workers—Supporting Employees and One Another

    This webinar examines the impact of CoVid-19 and remote work on employees, identifies signs that remote employees are overwhelmed, and practical ways employers can support employee mental health.

    Nevada Care Connection Resource Center for Northern/Southern Nevada and Rural Area

    Information to connect with resource centers in Nevada that aid older adults, adults living with disabilities, and their caregivers.

    Elder Abuse Prevention Training

    Training offered by Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division that fulfills Nevada’s annual training requirement for mandated reporters.

    Considerations for Food Pantries and Food Distribution Sites

    CDC’s recommendations for emergency food providers to maintain safety while serving the community.

    Recalibrating for Caregivers: Recognizing the Public Health Challenge

    This brief from the Roslynn Carter Caregiving Institute examines the specific challenges faced by caregivers during public health crises.

    Disability Considerations During the COVID-19 Outbreak

    Debriefing from the World Health Organization that address disability considerations that organizations should consider during the pandemic.

    Accessibility and COVID-19

    An infographic that highlights accessible formats in mass communications.

    COVID-19 Is Impacting Pediatric Hearing Health

    An infographic that raises awareness for pediatric hearing loss and encourages the collaboration of pediatricians, caregivers/parents, an pediatric audiologists/early intervention specialists to ensure pediatric hearing loss is diagnosed and treated as early as possible.

    Systemic Racism Is a Public Health Crisis: Impact on the Black Community

    Using the COVID pandemic as an example, this infographic highlights the impact systemic racism has on the Black community.

    Systemic Racism & Health Care, COVID, and Treatment

    This infographic highlights COVID-19’s impact on communities of color.

    COVID Myths

    Effing COVID, an extension of Nevada Public Health Training Center, provides a list of COVID myths displayed on visually-striking cards.

    Care to Dine Meal Delivery for Seniors Program

    Created through a collaboration between Dignity Health and DICED Kitchen, Care to Dine is a meal delivery program for food insecure seniors. Participants will be connected to a registered dietician to discuss healthy habits. They may also work with a certified facilitator in Chronic Pain Management for up to 6 weeks.

    CCSD Food Distribution Sites

    This site features Clark County School District’s meal distribution sites for children ages 2-18.

    2020-2021 Seasonal Influenza in the Time of COVID-19: NOMHE’s Supplemental Action Brief

    This supplemental action brief is a summary of outcomes from a NOMHE- sponsored, informal focus group on the topic of “Flu Shot Perceptions”. It features the results of a post-listening session survey and stakeholder consultations as well as reviews of periodicals, academic articles, and professional association websites. Finally, the action brief includes outreach recommendations for organizations that are committed to maximizing vaccine awareness and compliance.

    National Organization for Rare Disorders’ COVID-19 Resource Center

    Resources for those living with rare diseases and their caregivers. National Organization for Rare Disorders’ (NORD) Resource Center includes mental health resources, tips for nonprofit responses, and how to identify misinformation about COVID-19.

    Dignity Health Classes & Events

    Dignity Health offers a plethora of classes that range from Diabetes 101 to Powerful Tools for Caregivers. Participants do not have to live in Las Vegas as classes are completely virtual.

    Medical Assistance Tool

    A search engine for patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers that that looks for cost-sharing programs for medication. These resources may help reduce the cost of medication regardless of health insurance status.

    Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccinations

    The Center for Disease Control (CDC) provides answers to frequently asked questions about getting vaccinated, vaccine distribution, and vaccine safety.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Locator

    Immunize Nevada provides a comprehensive list of COVID-19 vaccination sites.

    Frequently Asked Questions for Nevada’s Immigrant Community

    Answers to frequently asked questions about Nevada’s immigrant population during COVID-19 available in English and Spanish.

    COVID-19 Tribal Assistance

    A list of resources to assist Nevada’s tribal communities. Resources include Indian Health Services and COVID-19 Fact Sheets for Tribes and Urban Indian Communities.

    Deaf Health Talk: COVID-19 Vaccine Discussion with Q & A

    A webinar hosted by University of Michigan that discusses the COVID-19 Vaccine for the deaf and hard of hearing community. The discussion is presented in American Sign Language, with some English translation and closed captions.