Resources

SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLKIT | Sickle Cell Awareness Month 2022

Share these ready-to-use social media graphics and posts in honor of Sickle Cell Awareness Month to continue the conversation about sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait. When posting, use the hashtag #SickleCellMatters22 and tag @NICHQ so we can like and share your posts! 

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SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLKIT | National Infant Mortality Awareness Month

In recognition of National Infant Mortality Awareness Month, we’ve put together a collection of social media posts and graphics that can be used to raise awareness about infant mortality and make sure that families are equipped with the tools to live healthier lives. Share these ready-to-use social media graphics and posts to continue the conversation about our nation’s history and its impact on modern-day health outcomes in the Black community.

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ASSESSMENT REPORT | Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project 2021 Annual Assessment Report

NICHQ conducted the 2021 Annual Assessment to understand projects' organizational structures, satisfaction with the TASC, programmatic needs, progress toward benchmarks and key objectives, data capacity, and progress towards sustainability. Like the Needs Assessment from 2019 and the 2020 Annual Assessment, this year’s Annual Assessment sought to identify salient programmatic activities for the TASC. In this report, we describe the Annual Assessment’s methods and results, synthesize findings, and describe next steps for the TASC.

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SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLKIT | Rare Disease Day 2022

This Rare Disease Day, use your organizational and personal social media to advocate for equity for those born with rare diseases. NICHQ's developed an online social media toolkit with ready-to-use graphics, images, and sample posts sharing key statistics and facts that illustrate the impact rare diseases have on more than 25 million American families and resources for public health professionals, providers, caregivers, advocates, patients, and families.

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SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLKIT | Black History Month 2022

The official theme for 2022 focuses on the importance of Black Health and Wellness and acknowledges the legacy of Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, as well as other health and wellness workers, such as birthworkers, doulas, midwives, naturopaths, and herbalists. Share these ready-to-use social media graphics and posts to continue the conversation about our nation’s history and its impact on modern-day health outcomes in the Black community.

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CASE STORY | Build a Strong Foundation: How Child Welfare Agencies in Alaska's Matanuska-Susitna Borough (Mat-Su) Improved Family Contact and Set the Stage for Future Family Engagement

Early Childhood Health Equity (ECHE) work seeks to strengthen early childhood systems to support healthy child development and reduce health inequities and disparities that can have a lifelong impact. This case story presents lessons learned from the Family Contact Improvement Partnership (FCIP), a cross-sector collaboration between agencies working with children in the foster care system to improve family contact procedures in Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough (Mat-Su).

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CASE STORY | Circle of Respect: Baltimore's B'More for Healthy Babies Healthy Family America (FHA) Home Visiting Program Prioritizes Collaboration to Empower New Mothers

Early Childhood Health Equity (ECHE) work seeks to strengthen early childhood systems to support healthy child development and reduce health inequities and disparities that can have a lifelong impact. This brief presents lessons learned from Baltimore’s B’More for Healthy Babies (BHB) Healthy Family America (HFA) home visiting program on how to establish multi-directional communication across funders, city agencies, home visiting programs, and families to create a culture of collaboration that benefits families with young children.

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