Apr 1, 2020
This official CDC page on reducing stigma is embedded in the "Daily Life & Coping" heading and "Stress & Coping" subheading section on COVID-19. The "Reducing Stigma" page introduces stigma in the context of public health emergencies and gives definitions for the terms "stigma", "mental health",and "resilience" and identifies persons of Asian descent, people who have traveled, and emergency responders or healthcare professionals as those who may be experiencing stigma as a result of COVID-19. Links to COVID-19 fact sheets and mental health resources are provided, as well as a list of things that can be done by communicators and public health officials to combat stigma. View resource.