COVID-19 in Plain Language

Clear health communication is important to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Videos can be a good way to convey a clear message. Here’s an example.

Posters and infographics with eye catching images and concise text that can also be useful.

Here are some other plain language resources:

For more on how health literacy is important in reducing the impact of COVID-19, read COVID-19: a guide to good practice on keeping people well informed.  For an in-depth look at health literacy, browse the International Handbook of Health Literacy: Research, practice and policy across the lifespan.

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