Thoughts and beliefs of healthcare workers regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine and which messaging themes might affect vaccine confidence and recommendation of the vaccine

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We surveyed healthcare workers within the Duke Antimicrobial Stewardship Outreach Network (DASON) to describe beliefs regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination and their decision-making process behind vaccination recommendations. In contrast to the type of messaging that appealed most on a personal level to the healthcare workers, they preferred a more generic message emphasizing safety and efficacy when making vaccination recommendations.

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Cited Authors

  • Shaefer Spires, S; Clark, JL; Rayburn-Reeves, R; Ashley, ED; Desai, A; Lindemans, J

Published Date

  • May 4, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 1

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2732-494X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/ash.2022.50

Citation Source

  • Scopus