ThinkCheckCorrect | Finding, Evaluating and Using Credible Health Information
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There is an overwhelming amount of information being shared via media outlets. Separating fact from fiction can be challenging for health professionals and lay-people alike, and conflicting or changing recommendations create increased confusion and anxiety.
Your knowledge and expertise make you a vital health resource in helping school staff, students, and families find current, credible information they can use to make informed decisions about their health. The Center invites you to join the fight against COVID-19 misinformation and take the pledge to #ThinkCheckCorrect and share it with others. All the resources you need to step up and speak up and be a fact-checking champion are below.
Take the Pledge Instructions and Resources
Print out a pledge and sign it or display the non-signature copy on your iPad.
Take a photo or a 20-30 second video of yourself with your pledge and tell us why you "took the pledge."
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- #ThinkCheckCorrect Pledge With Signature Line
- #ThinkCheckCorrect Pledge With Without Signature Line
- #ThinkCheckcCorrect Image For Use In Email Or Other Social Or Print Messaging
Finding Reliable Online Health Information Sources
As coronavirus spreads, so do the questions. Where should you turn for the latest information on a rapidly changing situation? Social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok, have seen many false and misleading posts. The US Justice Department has set up fraud hotlines. Learn more about finding and using current, credible and concise health information resources and sites here.