Catholic Charities COVID-19 Response

Catholic Charities agencies are on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic, distributing food, offering shelter, providing health and wellness support and so much more.  

 Check out the latest news, advocacy efforts and stories from our ministry, along with general resources and guidance from the federal government. Read the latest from the CDC on vaccination efforts below, including the Vaccine Finder, and Resources for Parents of Adolescents and Teens.

Now that the CDC has recommended approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for use in adolescents age 12 to 15, NEW resources are available below to engage parents and talk to them about the vaccine:

We Can Do This: Parents of Adolescents Toolkit
COVID-19 Vaccine for Preteens and Teens Fact Sheet
Myths and Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines

With information coming from many different sources, CMS has summarized resources and materials to help you communicate with the people that you serve. You can find these and more resources below:

COVID-19 Partner Resources Page 

HHS COVID Education Campaign page

VaccineFinder: Vaccination is the best tool to defeat this pandemic – access shouldn’t be a barrier. You can find the VaccineFinder here.

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DC’s Community-Based Organizations COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit CDC has designed this toolkit to help community-based organizations (CBOs) share clear and accurate information to educate community members about COVID-19 vaccines, raise awareness about the benefits of vaccination, and address common questions and concerns. Available in Spanish and other languages, Click here for more!

Videos

Hello Black America with Kamau Bell

For media inquiries, please email CCUSA’s Vice President of Communications, Patricia Cole at pcole@catholiccharitiesusa.org

Agency Updates

Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice 03.24.2020

Catholic Charities of Denver 03.21.2020

Catholic Charities Diocese of Raleigh 03.21.2020

Catholic Charities of Greater Boston  03.20.2020

Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego 03.20.2020

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Chicago 03.18.2020

Catholic Charities Diocese of Wichita 03.17.2020

Catholic Charities Diocese of Paterson  03.13.2020