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Health Literacy Response to COVID-19
July 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Accurate information is critical to control the spread of COVID 19. However, obtaining and understanding accurate information can be a challenge for populations of various health literacy levels which in turn can increase risk of illness. This webinar will discuss the challenges experienced by populations of various health literacy levels in obtaining important information about COVID 19 and strategies and resources on how to address the barriers and promote health equity.
What you’ll learn
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe how limited health literacy adversely affects access to accurate and reliable health information during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Apply health literacy and plain language principles to improve communication regarding COVID-19 and what to do about it
- Identify resources and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic available for use to meet the health literacy, language and culture needs of diverse communities