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Using Technology to Communicate with Survivors During a Public Health Crisis

During a public health crisis such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, when public health officials recommend “social distancing” to slow the spread of infection, technology such as video calls or web chats may be useful tools to connect with survivors remotely.

In considering new technology, survivors must be at the center of our decision-making. This is true in ordinary times and must still apply even in a public health crisis. In practice, this means prioritizing both access and privacy. Safety Net Project has created a resource to aid advocates in providing digital services during public health crises.

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COVID-19 and Disasters, Virtual Engagement Advocates, American Rescue Plan

Last modified: 1/23/2023