How to Convince the COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitant
New data presented by CCP show that 62 percent of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine. That's not nearly enough to stop the spread of the disease. The data suggest public health officials should focus communication efforts on the roughly 20 percent on the fence.
My Journey: Four Countries, 12 COVID Tests, 119 Days
CCP's Anna McCartney-Melstad's move from Africa to Fiji was always going to be long, but it turned into an unimaginable odyssey thanks to COVID-19. The trip took four months, a dozen COVID tests and quarantine under armed guard.
In Memorium: 'Esta was a Rare Gem'
Esta de Fossard-Nelson, a global champion and pioneer in the field of entertainment education and a former CCP employee, died in December. “The world has lost a true icon in the field of entertainment education,” says CCP's Susan Krenn.
‘The entire world’s attention was on COVID-19’
CCP's Stephanie Desmon talks to Nick Moran about how he shifted the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's social media tone during the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, using humor and irreverence to inspire potentially lifesaving behaviors.
Debra Lynn "Debbie" Dickson, 1955-2020
CCP's longest-serving employee died Dec. 31 after a long illness. “Debbie was always willing to help others with projects, going above and beyond her own job," remembers CCP's Sara Mazursky. "She will be truly missed by so many,” says CCP's Susan Krenn.
CCP's Top Five Blog Posts of 2020
As we finally put 2020 behind us and look to a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel in 2021, here’s a list of CCP’s top five blog posts for the year. They all feature our work to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus that didn't even have a name a year ago.
YEAR IN REVIEW
To End Pandemic, Focus on Science of Human Behavior
"To change behavior, we need to make it easier for people to do what we ask of them. Conflicting messages from the highest levels have made every COVID-related decision more difficult for individuals to make," writes CCP's Susan Krenn.