Everday Words A-Z Index

Everyday Words for Public Health Communication


Everyday Words for Public Health Communication offers expert recommendations from CDC's Health Literacy Council and other agency communicators on how to reduce jargon and improve reader understanding.


You can search for public health jargon or plain language words and find alternatives and example sentences.

Search jargon or plain language words below:

The plain language words and example sentences can help you follow the Federal Plain Language Guidelines and the CDC Clear Communication Index criteria.

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