Using plain language to communicate with your audience to ensure they understand your message is more important than ever in a world of constant streams of information. In a crisis, choosing your words carefully may be even more important to clearly state your message.
Everyday words, terms and real life examples of plain language
Federal plain language guidelines
National Health Institutes health literacy initiative
Plain language planner and translations
Plain language checklist (printable)
In this link, the Center for Disease Control provides resources and tools to help maximize your communication efforts.
Coronavirus Information Sources
Get information from trusted sources regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is essential for preparation.
PIO Go Kit
Download this FREE resource to help prepare your Public Information Officer (PIO) Go Kit to be ready for a crisis at a moments’ notice.
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