Health Education and Communication Tools

For RIM Communities and Other Limited-English-Proficient Populations

COVID-19 Welcome Booklet for Refugees

CDC’s Welcome Booklet for Refugees [PDF – 8 pages] provides important information to help refugees and their families stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic after arriving to the United States. When talking with newly arrived refugees, local refugee health partners and resettlement agency staff should reiterate concepts in the Welcome Booklet and provide them with local and state COVID-19 information and contact information for healthcare providers.

Refugees at Increased Risk of Severe Illness from COVID-19

Seasonal Flu

Flu and You

Flu and You describes flu symptoms, how flu is spread, how to prevent flu, and signs and symptoms that suggest severe illness.


Cleaning to Prevent Flu

This document describes basic cleaning methods you can use to prevent spreading the flu or contracting flu yourself. Cleaning to Prevent Flu describes what kills the flu virus and how caretakers can protect themselves from flu.


Talking to Children about Flu

This document is a guide for parents who want to talk to their children about flu. Talking to Children about Flu includes how children can keep from getting the flu, healthy habits for children, and opportunities to answer questions your child may have about flu.


If Your Child Gets Sick with Flu

This document is a guide for parents who have a child who is sick with flu. If Your Child Gets Sick with Flu includes advice for what you need to do if your child is sick with flu, flu symptoms your child may have, and ways you can keep your sick child from spreading flu.


Hepatitis B

A series of fact sheets and other patient education resources on hepatitis B. Materials are available in several languages.

Measles

A series of fact sheets and other measles education resources for parents and childcare providers. Materials are available in several languages, including a fact sheet [PDF – 2 pages] and an infographic [PDF – 1 page] in Ukrainian. A poster is available in English [PDF – 1 page], Dari [PDF – 1 page], and Pashto [PDF – 1 page].

Polio

A multi-language poster in English, Dari and Pashto [PDF – 1 page]

Tuberculosis (TB)

A series of fact sheets and other resources on TB for patients, healthcare providers, and TB programs. Materials are available to share, download, or print.

Varicella

A poster is available in English [PDF – 1 page], Dari [PDF – 1 page], and Pashto [PDF – 1 page].

Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

Resources include how to stay safe after a hurricane. Materials are available in several languages, including languages spoken by refugee communities in the United States.

Additional Resources