When it comes to information and resources, we know it’s hard to comb through all the information that is out there! Rockford Ready has fact sheets and toolkits to help you share and access the most accurate, clear and relevant information.
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Share and download Rockford Ready one-pagers that share how we can create healthier tomorrows today.
How to Prep for your Doctor’s Visit
COVID, FLU & RSV
Rockford Ready toolkits share health literacy information with individuals, organizations and health care systems so we all can do our part to make Rockford healthier.
Individual Health Literacy Toolkit
Organizational Health Literacy Toolkit
Health Provider Health Literacy Toolkit
Health Literacy Poetry Series
City of Rockford’s 2022 Youth Poet, Giulyana Gamero, recites poems developed as part of the Rockford Ready Health Literacy Poetry Series. This series, developed by Gamero, encourages Rockford residents to speak up about their health. A special thank you to our partners at Rockford Area Arts Council and Frank and Harvey Film Production for supporting the development of this poetry series.
STRATEGIES TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN THE WORKPLACE
Rockford Ready, in collaboration with Health Action Alliance, has hosted the Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace Webinar on 10/19/22 to help Rockford employers slow the spread at their places of work.
Ready. Set. Live! Radio Show
Tune into Ready. Set. Live!, a radio show by Rockford Ready, to learn how Rockford residents can manage their health and well-being.
VOICES OF ROCKFORD
Lend an ear to hear familiar faces celebrate Rockford and protect their health.
Ask Your Local Pharmacist
Check out what Rockford pharmacists have to say about health literacy, COVID-19 vaccines and more!
Personal health literacy resources
- CDC: WHAT IS HEALTH LITERACY?
Get a baseline understanding of health literacy
- VIDEO: HEALTH LITERACY OVERVIEW
This Blue Cross Blue Shield video provides a good overview of health literacy and how it’s relevant to you
Organizational Health Literacy Resources
- ASSESS YOUR ORGANIZATIONAL HEALTH LITERACY
Browse assessment tools to learn if your organization is health literate
- FIND ORGANIZATIONAL HEALTH LITERACY TRAININGS
Find free trainings available to boost your organization’s health literacy
- TEST THE READABILITY OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS
Concerned your communications may be difficult to understand? Test the readability through this site
COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
- AD COUNCIL & COVID COLLABORATIVE VACCINE EDUCATION INITIATIVE
A good place to start to get answers to current, relevant questions about the vaccine
- DISABILITY INFORMATION AND ACCESS LINE (DIAL)
Call center that provides help with COVID-19 vaccinations and testing for people with disabilities
- ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (IDPH) VACCINE INFORMATION
COVID-19 vaccine info relevant to Illinois residents
- IDPH COVID-19 VACCINATION FOR HOMEBOUND INDIVIDUALS
Vaccine resources available to homebound individuals in Illinois and their caregivers and immediate family members
- PUBLIC HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS COLLABORATIVE ANSWERS TOUGH QUESTIONS
Credible responses to commonly asked tough questions about the vaccine
- UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS CHICAGO’S (UIC) SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH COVID-19 RESOURCES
Comprehensive resources on the vaccine vetted by UIC’s School of Public Health
- VACCINE COMMUNICATION CARD FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
Made possible by the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Public Health.
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