A Risk Communication Strategy Planning Guide for the Management of SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Outbreak

You are leading or have been appointed to lead on Risk Communication for your organization in response to SARS-COV-2 Coronavirus Outbreak and you need help with starting? You are in the right place.

EpidAlert is a Not-for-Profit Organization that applies communication and technology for prevention, detection and response to disease outbreaks.

This tool is a risk communication strategy planning guide. It is designed to help national and subnational public health teams to reach deeper into their audience groups with actionable messaging. This tool can also help businesses and not-for-profit organizations in designing smart risk communication initiatives to support their teams in preventing and responding to SARS-COC-2 Coronavirus outbreak.

There are three parts to this tool.

1. Use the slides to understand the audience mapping technique and setting of public health objectives.

2. Use the spreadsheet (Sheets: RLD, RLC, RLB and RLA) to guide how you align different audiences with the public health objectives, audience groups, the right message to share with groups, channels of reaching those audiences and the tools you may apply. You may click on the link below to view the spreadsheet.


Or view the table directly from your browser.

3. Reach out to EpidAlert for support on use. This will be done over Skype or Zoom within 2-4 hours.

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How to cite this tool:
Bakare, L., Ayobami, O., Iken, O. & Igho-Osagie, E. 2020. A Risk Communication Strategy Planning Guide for the management of SARS-CoV 2 Outbreak: 2020 (Report Number 201). Retrieved from the Epidalert Information Initiative website: http://blog.epidalert.org/a-risk-communication-strategy-planning-guide-for-the-management-of-sars-cov-2-coronavirus-outbreak/

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