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Using Fact Sheets Effectively

  • Consider customizing these fact sheets when templates are available so that the images used reflect your target communities. 
  • Print and distribute fact sheets through various community locations and trusted organizations working with RIM communities. Some ideas include faith-based organizations, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), youth groups, consulates and K-12 schools. Ask employers to put them in break rooms. You can also try libraries, community centers, farmers’ markets, grocery stores, laundromats and other high-traffic places.
  • Share them on social media or on text-based apps like WhatsApp by taking a screenshot or converting the PDF to an image. Consider copy/pasting some of the statements from the fact sheet as your caption.
  • Give a presentation using the information found on the long fact sheet. You can copy/paste information into a PowerPoint or use it as your presentation script.

After You're Vaccinated

After you're vaccinated

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Breakthrough Infections

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Vaccines for Children and Youth

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Wearing a Mask Fact Sheet 

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Johnson & Johnson Fact Sheet 

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IRC Quick Fact Flyer

Available translations:

Burmese & Karen
Dari & Pashto
French & Swahili (Congolese)
Kinyarwanda & Lingala
Nepali | Spanish
Ukrainian & Russian

Bilingual and bicultural members of RIM communities informed the content of the flyers, which were translated by professional translators. RIM community members then led a rigorous content validation process to ensure translations were accurate and culturally appropriate.

Quick Facts for Social Media

COVID Vaccine Facts

Available translations:

Arabic | Burmese | Dari | English | French | Karen | Kinyarwanda | Lingala | Nepali | Pashto | Russian | Spanish | Swahili (Congolese) | Tigrinya | Ukrainian

Specialized messaging

Facts about vaccines being halal, not containing animal products, and not changing DNA are all available in the languages of communities for whom these topics are particularly relevant. Download these social media assets in Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Pashto, Rohingya, Somali and Urdu. Audio files of the facts are available in Pashto and Rohingya.

CDC Fact Sheet

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Available translations

English | Amharic | Arabic | Burmese | Farsi | French | Haitian Creole | Hakha Chin | Hmong | Karen | Kinyarwanda | Korean | MarshalleseNepali | Pashto | Russian | Somali | Spanish | Simplified Chinese | Swahili (Congolese) | Tagalog | Tigrinya | Traditional Chinese |  Ukrainian | Urdu | Vietnamese

These fact sheets were translated by professional translators, and went through a rigorous review process that involved linguists as well as people in the target communities. Please report any errors to us at nrcrim@umn.edu.

FDA Emergency Use Authorization Fact Sheets 

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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets in Multiple Languages (FDA)

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets in Multiple Languages (FDA)

Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets in Multiple Languages (FDA)