Building Confidence to Build Immunity: Vaccine Hesitancy and COVID-19

Key Resources

“KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: January 2021.” Hamel, L., Kirzinger, A., Lopes, L., et al. Kaiser Family Foundation. January 27, 2021. Available at

“Issue Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Vaccination Rates.” National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. 2020. Available at

“Resources: Vaccination.” American College of Physicians. January 15, 2021. Available at

“States Need Federal Help to Get COVID-19 Vaccines Into Millions of Arms.” Blumenthal, D., McClellan, M., Tewarson, H., et al. The Commonwealth Fund. December 16, 2020. Available at

“Vaccine Hesitancy: Understanding and Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy During COVID-19.” American Pharmacists Association. November 20, 2020. Available at

“The Risks of Misinformation and Vaccine Hesitancy Within the Covid-19 Crisis.” Bliss, K, Morrison, J., Larson, H. Center for Strategic and International Studies. September 4, 2020. Available at

“Meeting the Challenge of Vaccination Hesitancy.” Sabin Vaccine Institute and The Aspen Institute. May 28, 2020. Available at

Additional Resources

“Considerations for Employers in the Era of the Vaccine.” Belowich, E., Mitchell, K., Mowell, B., et al. Avalere Health. January 27, 2021. Available at

“3 Ways Physicians Can Help Combat COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy.” Zarefsky, M. American Medical Association. January 26, 2021. Available at

“Black People Will Accept Covid-19 Vaccines But Crave Trusted Health Information.” Fitzpatrick, L. Forbes. January 22. 2021. Available at

“COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: January 2021.” Hamel, L., Kirzinger, A., Lopes, L., et al. Kaiser Family Foundation. January 22, 2021. Available at

“You Can’t Treat if You Can’t Empathize: Black Doctors Tackle Vaccine Hesitancy.” Huang, P. National Public Radio. January 19, 2021. Available at

“Getting Employer Skin in The Vaccine Game.” Orrell, B. American Enterprise Institute. January 15, 2021. Available at

“To Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy, We Need a Better Patient Experience.” Sanyal, N. and Nundy, S. Harvard Business Review. January 15, 2021. Available at

“Understanding and Ameliorating Medical Mistrust Among Black Americans.” Hostetteer, M., Klein, S. The Commonwealth Fund. January 14, 2021. Available at

“Vaccine Hesitancy in Rural America.” Kirzinger, A., Munana, C., Brodie, M. January 7, 2021. Kaiser Family Foundation. Available at

“U.S. Healthcare Workers: COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake & Attitudes.” Braunstein, S., Charles, G., Coome, L., et al. Surgo Ventures. January 2021. Available at

“I’m a Doctor. Here’s Why I Plan to Get the Coronavirus Vaccine.” Pham, K. The Heritage Foundation. December 14, 2020. Available at

“We Know How to Curb the Pandemic. How Do We Make People Listen?” Tingley, K. The New York Times. December 10, 2020. Available at

“COVID-19: Getting Ready for the Vaccines.” Haislmaier, E. The Heritage Foundation. December 9, 2020. Available at

“The COVID-19 Vaccine Is Coming, But Will It Be Paid For? Federal and State Policies to Fill Gaps in Insurance Coverage.” Corlette, S. and O’Brien, M. The Commonwealth Fund. December 4, 2020. Available at

“Social Media and Vaccine Hesitancy.” Wilson, S. and Wiysonge, C. BMJ Global Health. October 23, 2020. Available at

“Preparing For the COVID-19 Vaccine and Considerations for Mass Distribution.” National Governors Association. August 3, 2020. Available at

“Vaccine Access and Hesitancy: The Public Health Importance of Vaccines.” Miceli, S. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. June 5, 2020. Available at

“The Many Faces of Vaccine Hesitancy.” Gallagher, S. Duke Global Health Institute. April 21, 2019. Available at

“Challenges in Adult Vaccination.” De Gomensoro, E., Del Giudice, G., Doherty, T. Annals of Medicine. January 16, 2018. Available at

“Countering Vaccine Hesitancy.” Edwards, K., Hackell, J. Pediatrics. September 2016. Available at