Date Updated: March 24, 2021

You Should Get a COVID-19 Vaccine … Here’s Why
21 one-minute plain language videos in multiple languages explaining why it is important to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Created by Georgia State University (Prevention Research Center, School of Public Health, College of Education and Human Development, Adult Research Literacy Center).

Interpreter COVID-19 Vaccine PSA Videos
Harborview Medical Center interpreters share their experiences with his second vaccine dose and talks about community concerns and common side effects.

Preguntas frecuentes sobre la vacuna contra el COVID-19
UW Medicine interviews Dr. Santigo Neme in Spanish about COVID-19 vaccine safety. 

UW Medicine Community Conversations: Straight Talk about COVID 19 Vaccines. This YouTube playlist includes UW Medicine’s vaccine Town Hall videos in English, Spanish, Oromo, Tagalog, Somali, Tigrigna, Mandarin and Amharic.

COVID-19 Video Updates from the Somali Health Board. Every week they post videos with COVID-19 updates and answer community member questions. They also are working to actively counter mis-information around the new vaccines.

The National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM) has a video page with a number of COVID-19 vaccine information videos translated into different languages. They also have two vaccine campaigns, Get the Facts and Get Vaccinated, that are translated into Spanish, and will soon be translated into more than 30 languages.

The Iraqi/Arab Health Board held a live Facebook event with community members on February 14, 2021, answering frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Videos documenting a COVID-19 vaccination event at the Ethiopian Community of Seattle. Includes an Amharic interview with community members, and an interview with the Seattle Fire Department.

Are COVID-19 Vaccines Halal? Imam Mohamed Magid talked with then-U.S. Surgeon General about the COVID-19 vaccines to get answers on questions that matter most to Muslims families and communities.

Get your Covid-19 vaccine, do not hesitate! This video from the Iraqi Arab Health Board is in Arabic and encourages viewers to get their COVID-19 vaccination.

The New American Neighbors video outreach project has created a set of nine videos concerning COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy. The videos are in Amharic, Arabic, Dari, French, Nepali, Pashtu, Somali, Spanish, and Tigrinya. Videos in Burmese and Karen will be added soon.

COVID-19 Vaccine and Immigrant & Refugee Communities (Pashto Translation). This video was created by the Afghan Health Initiative and HealthPoint.

The Conversation
Black and Latinx health care workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines in this series on the Greater than COVID website. These FAQ videos are also available in Spanish.

From MN Department of Health

The Minnesota Department of health has created a COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit that includes videos about vaccine safety, translated into multiple languages (including Amharic, Chinese, Hmong, Karen, Oromo, Somali, Spanish and Vietnamese). Scroll down to the “Vaccine Safety” section and click on the drop down menus under: 

  • Translated versions: How COVID-19 Vaccines Are Made
  • Other languages and transcripts: FAQs About the COVID-19 Vaccine

From WA Department of Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Guide to Support Community-led Vaccination Efforts
English | Spanish

How COVID Vaccines Are Made
English | Spanish

How Would COVID Vaccines Work in Your Body
English | Spanish

Making Sense of Vaccines During COVID-19
English | Spanish

How to Spot Fact vs. Fiction Online
English | Spanish

From CDC

What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
Spanish version coming soon.

Vaccine bottle and syringes
Photo by Province of British Columbia (cc license).