Community and Cultural Resources

Get a vaccine

We are all in this together

Our community partners have helped us compile and create COVID-19 vaccine resources that reflect the views, values and address worries and fears in their communities. Culture influences all of these things. While we have many differences, it is important to remember that we also have many things in common. 

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Print and video resources

Print and video resources to help answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccines. Some pieces were created in partnership with community members and some were provided by community organizations. All are designed to help inform members of our community by providing clear, correct information about COVID-19 vaccination.

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COVID-19 Vaccine information (Print)

Use these plain language print materials to educate yourself and others in the community: 

COVID-19 Virtual Community Town Halls (Video)

Watch these community led "Town Hall" meetings featuring medical professionals and address COVID-19 vaccine concerns:

"Hear stories from our community" featuring local medical professionals and community leaders (Video)

Watch "Hear stories from our community" featuring local medical professionals and community leaders as they address COVID-19 concerns: 

Share the full series, visit "Hear stories from our community" featuring local medical professionals and community leaders (Region of Waterloo YouTube Playlist)

NEW COVID-19 Vaccination for Children Ages 5 - 11 Information Sessions (Video)

 The Black Scientists' Task Force virtual town hall meetings (Video)

The Black Scientists’ Task Force, in conjunction with several community organizations, including the Black Health Alliance (BHA); the Canadian Multicultural Inventors Museum and Harriet Tubman Institute; Women’s Health in Women’s Hands, and TAIBU co-hosted a series of free virtual town hall meetings for Toronto’s Black communities during Black History Month and into March.

 Watch and share COVID-19 community updates (Video)

The Region of Waterloo host a weekly COVID-19 community update live every Friday at 11:00 a.m.  You can watch the live event or posted videos on YouTube: 

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Translated materials

Afar

Amharic

Arabic

Bengali

Burmese

Cantonese

Chinese

Sticker with bandaid on green background that says "I got vaccinated" in Chinese

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Sticker with bandaid on yellow background that says "I got vaccinated" in Chinese

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Dari

Farsi

French

Hindi

Sticker with bandaid on green background that says "I got vaccinated" in Hindi

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Sticker with bandaid on yellow background that says "I got vaccinated" in Hindi

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Low German

Mandarin

Pashto

Punjabi

Sticker with bandaid on green background that says "I got vaccinated" in Punjabi

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Sticker with bandaid on yellow background that says "I got vaccinated" in Punjabi

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Rohingya

Serbian

Somali

Spanish

Sticker with bandaid on green background that says "I got vaccinated" in Spanish

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Sticker with bandaid on yellow background that says "I got vaccinated" in Spanish

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Swahili

Sticker with bandaid on green background that says "I got vaccinated" in Swahili

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Sticker with bandaid on yellow background that says "I got vaccinated" in Swahili

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Tagalog

Sticker with bandaid on green background that says "I got vaccinated" in Tagalog

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Sticker with bandaid on yellow background that says "I got vaccinated" in Tagalog

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Tamil

Tigrinya

Turkish

Sticker with bandaid on green background that says "I got vaccinated" in Turkish

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Sticker with bandaid on yellow background that says "I got vaccinated" in Turkish

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Urdu

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Social Media Posts

What's your why?

After you receive your COVID-19 vaccination, add a band aid sticker or frame to your social media posts along with hashtags #WhatsYourWhyWR and #TeamVaccineWR, to encourage others to get their vaccine

Graphic of Green Twitter/Facebook Frame

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Yellow Twitter/Facebook frame

Green Twitter/Facebook frame

Pink Twitter/Facebook frame

Winter Blue Twitter/Facebook frame

Winter Green Twitter/Facebook frame

Winter Purple Twitter/Facebook frame

 

 

Twitter and Facebook frames:

Add one of these frames to your Twitter and Facebook posts. Download a frame, add it to your picture through your photo editor app, and share your reason for why you are getting vaccinated.

 

Example: 

Getting vaccinated means I can spend our upcoming anniversary with our family and start seeing loved ones again. #WhatsYourWhyWR
#TeamVaccineWR

 Photo of frame with photo that shows person eating dinner with family at a restaurant

Graphic of yellow Instagram frame

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Yellow Instagram frame

Green Instagram frame

Pink Instagram frame

Winter Blue Instagram frame

Winter Green Instagram frame

Winter Purple Instagram frame

 

Instagram frames:

Add one of these frames to your Instagram posts. Download a frame and add it to your picture through your photo editor app.

 

Example: 

Photo of frame with picture of teacher in classroom

I got vaccinated for my students. I can’t wait to be back with them in class. #WhatsYourWhyWR #TeamVaccineWR

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