COVID-19 Vaccine Information for

Asian American Communities

Community Conversations

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Community Conversations on COVID-19 Vaccinations

June 28, 2021

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) has invited Dr. Dominic Mack from Morehouse School of Medicine National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) and Dr. Merlie Ramira from Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation (PNAAF) to discuss vaccine health equity, distribution, promotion of vaccination rates to minorities/vulnerable populations, as well as how to best provide outreach to community members. Our speakers bring their expertise on the COVID vaccine and collaboration with community organization partnerships. This event will have live bilingual translators who will be speaking in Tagalog. We will also stream this event live on the APIAHF Facebook page.

This resource is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $5,117,633 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

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Asian Community Development Council COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Update

April 21, 2021

PHLV Radio hosted a Facebook Live interview with the Asian Community Development Council on the COVID-19 vaccine clinic.

COVID-19 Town Hall: Addressing the Vaccination Questions of Vietnamese Americans

March 29, 2021

SEARAC, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), and National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) hosted a virtual town hall on Monday, March 29 with Vietnamese healthcare providers, experts, and officials who discussed the COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination process.

Topics include:
• Trusting the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
• Access and eligibility for vaccination.
• What to expect when getting the vaccine.

Featured guest speakers from Progressive Vietnamese American Organization (PIVOT):
• Dr. Tung Nguyen
• Dr. Anh Thu Bui

Language: Click here for Vietnamese recording

COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for Community Health Workers and CBOs

February 5, 2021

CSAAH participated in hosting a COVID-19 Town Hall for CBOs and CHWs, in partnership with NYU Langone Health and NYC DOHMH (February 5, 2021) to address community questions about COVID-19 vaccine safety and distribution in NYC. COVID-19 Q&As were translated into different languages to be shared with fellow CBO and CHW networks to use in their community work.

In-language Materials

English

 

Community Conversation on COVID-19 Recording

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) welcomes you to our Community Conversations on COVID-19 featuring NIH CEAL, KCSNY, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, and Made to Save. Join us as subject matter experts and community leaders, Dr. Alice Chen, Dr. Paul Han, Dr. William Keh, Dr. Katya Corado, and Dr. Olubenga Ogedegbe, discuss back to school vaccine strategies, address vaccine myths, and more.

Explainer: What is the COVID-19 Delta variant?

Viet Fact Check answers frequently asked questions and debunks myths around COVID-19, vaccinations, and the Delta variant.

FAQ about Vaccines

Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines

Languages: Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean

Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

Factsheet translated in various languages to educate public about the COVID-19 vaccines and key information they should know.

Languages: Arabic, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Tagalog, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese, Burmese, Farsi, Hakha Chin, Hmong, Karen, Nepali, Pashto, Urdu

Do unvaccinated people make up most of the current deaths from COVID-19?

Viet Fact Check answers frequently asked questions and debunks myths around COVID-19, vaccinations, and the Delta variant.

Supporting Safe Back-to-School Promoting Vaccinations for those 12 and over

Join APIAHF partner Dr. Karen Korematsu, Founder and Executive Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute in a conversation with NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta, and health experts on keeping our students safe as they head back-to-school and the importance of vaccinations for those 12 and over.

Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

Key takeaways regarding the COVID-19 vaccines

Languages: Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean

What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection.

Do the COVID-19 vaccines cause infertility?

Viet Fact Check answers frequently asked questions and debunks myths around COVID-19, vaccinations, and the Delta variant.

Vietnamese Fact Check

Do unvaccinated people make up most of the current deaths from COVID-19? This website fights misinformation by and for Vietnamese Americans.

Languages: English, Vietnamese

Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

Common misinformation addressed regarding COVID-19 vaccines

Languages: Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean

Hmoob / Hmong

 

Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) Fact Sheet

 

ខ្មែរ / Khmer

 

ລາວ / Lao

 
 

廣東話 / 广东话 / Cantonese

NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health Q&A

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Info Session (Cantonese Chinese) / 新冠疫苗资讯与常见问题讲座(广东话)

 COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Info Session

“COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Webinar” featuring Dr. Shirley Yung, presented in Cantonese Chinese via Zoom 02/07/2021, and streamed on Facebook Live:

 

বাংলা / Bengali

COVID-19 and Your Health During Ramadan

On Sunday April 25th, 2021, the DREAM Initiative team of NYU CSAAH led a forum for the Bangladeshi community forum on, “COVID-19 Vaccine and Your Health in Ramadan.” This event featured Dr. Fahim Tazwar and Imam Rofique Ahmed as speakers and the event was moderated by NYU CSAAH’s MD Taher. This session addressed community concerns and common myths about taking the COVID-19 vaccine during Ramadan. Questions pertaining to the Islamic perspective were answered by Imam Rofique Ahmed alongside Dr. Fahim Tazwar’s clinical perspective. The event was conducted in Bangla.​

COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar for the Bangladeshi Community

On Saturday, January 9th, 2021, the DREAM Initiative team of NYU CSAAH led a COVID-19 vaccine forum for the Bangladeshi community. This event featured Drs. Fahim Tazwar and Sultan Ripon as speakers and the event was moderated by NYU CSAAH’s MD Taher. In this session, COVID-19 vaccine related community questions were answered by the two Bangladeshi-American physicians. The event was conducted in Bangla.

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官话 / 官話 / Mandarin

NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health Q&A

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Info Session (Mandarin Chinese) / 新冠疫苗资讯与常见问题讲座(普通話)

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Info Session

“COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Webinar” featuring Drs. Mary Guan and Tony Li-Geng, presented in Mandarin Chinese on 01/22/2021 and streamed on Facebook Live.

 

 اردو / Urdu

COVID-19 Vaccine Forum for the Pakistani Community

On Saturday, March 6th, 2021, the DREAM Initiative team of NYU CSAAH led a COVID-19 vaccine forum for the Pakistani community. This event featured D. Batool Hussaini as a speaker and the event was moderated by NYU CSAAH’s Sidra Zafar. In this session, COVID-19 vaccine related community questions were answered by the Pakistani-American doctor. The event was conducted in Urdu.

 
 

Tiếng Việt / Vietnamese

Vietnamese Fact Check

Do unvaccinated people make up most of the current deaths from COVID-19? This website fights misinformation by and for Vietnamese Americans.

Vietnamese FAQ about Vaccines

Câu hỏi thường gặp về tiêm phòng COVID-19

What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

Những lầm tưởng và sự thật về vắc-xin COVID-19

Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) Fact Sheets

Vietnamese Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

Những điều quan trọng cần biết về vắc-xin COVID-19

Vietnamese Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

Những lầm tưởng và sự thật về vắc-xin COVID-19

Virtual COVID-19 Town Hall 

SEARAC, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), and National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) hosted a virtual town hall with Vietnamese healthcare providers, experts, and officials who discussed the COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination process.

Topics include:
• Trusting the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.
• Access and eligibility for vaccination.
• What to expect when getting the vaccine.

Featured guest speakers from Progressive Vietnamese American Organization (PIVOT):
• Dr. Tung Nguyen
• Dr. Anh Thu Bui

 
简体中文 / Chinese (Simplified)

Chinese Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

Chinese FAQ about Vaccines

关于COVID-19免疫接种的常见问题解答

What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection.

 

Chinese Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

关于COVID-19免疫接种的常见问题解答

关于COVID-19疫苗的流言和事实

 
繁體中文 / Chinese (Traditional)

Chinese FAQ about Vaccines

关于COVID-19免疫接种的常见问题解答

What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection.

 

Chinese Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

关于COVID-19免疫接种的常见问题解答

 

Chinese Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

关于COVID-19疫苗的流言和事实

 

Tiếng Việt / Vietnamese

Tagalog

What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

​COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection.

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Community Conversations on COVID-19 Vaccinations

June 28, 2021

Mga Usapan para sa Taong-bayan Tungkol sa Pagbabakuna ng COVID-19

Narinig ba ninyo ang usapang ito? Kamakailan lamang,  ipinahayag ni Dr. Dominic Mack mula sa Morehouse School of Medicine's (MSM) National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) at ni Dr.  Merlie Ramira mula sa Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation (PNAAF) ang pantay at makatarungang paraan ng pagbibigay ng bakuna para sa taong-bayan. Makinig tayo at panoorin ang bidyo dito.

This resource is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $5,117,633 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

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Factsheet about COVID-19 Vaccines

The resource aims to clear out any doubts and answer questions to those who hesitate to get covid-19 vaccines.

Korean Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 백신에 관한 오해와 진실

Korean FAQ about Vaccines

COVID-19 예방 접종 관련 자주묻는질문

What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection.

Korean Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID-19 백신에 대해 알아야 할 주요 사항

 
 

 عربى / Arabic

What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

​COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection.

 

ਪੰਜਾਬੀ / Punjabi

What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection.