On this episode of Public Health on Call, a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health podcast focused on the coronavirus pandemic, CCP’s executive director, Susan Krenn, talks about how communication can combat fear if it’s credible, transparent and timely.
The UK government has published a handy infographic on staying at home guidance for households for:
- people with symptoms that may be caused by coronavirus, and do not require hospital treatment, who must remain at home until they are well
- those living in households with someone who shows symptoms that may be caused by coronavirus
African artists are creating catchy songs to promote awareness about coronavirus
Susanne Krenn, Executive Director of Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs has summarized 5 Lessons for Communicating About Coronavirus.
“The coronavirus pandemic has put the business of risk communication front and center. Every day, it seems, we are getting mixed messages from our leaders, messages that differ in their tone and content depending on who is talking.”
CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and the community spread in the U.S.
See which key target groups they have identified in their responds strategy which they depict in a neat one page PDF sheet.