COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts and Public Health

Support vaccine distribution, symptom checking, and public health initiatives through GivePulse to promote community safety, wellness and engagement

Scheduling Appointments

Facilitate community appointments and signups and schedule volunteers in one place

  • Vaccine Appointment Questionnaire
    Coordinate Vaccine appointments to enable folks to apply or allow administrators to receive and book appointments in real time through phone banking efforts. Configure the application process to determine age eligibility, allergic reactions, patient’s current vaccine schedule, or other important health details. Allow for waitlisting and draft modes to ease the process of completing applications
  • Medical & Non Medical Volunteers
    Activate licensed healthcare workers to sign up to monitor or vaccinate patients. Recruit and manage non-medical volunteers to facilitate patient care activities. Similar to Vaccine Questionnaire, gather volunteer availability and background checks for immediate distribution needs
  • Points of Dispensing (PODs)
    Volunteer PODs serve as community locations for the distribution of medical countermeasures such as vaccines, antibiotics, and more. Organize local PODs, manage different locations simultaneously, and display vacancies for volunteers to schedule themselves in locations near them! Collect volunteer applications and communicate immediate needs via email, SMS, or SNS. Manage volunteers for your local POD to ensure safety and efficacy

Manage and Communicate

Coordinate efforts via touchless capabilities and limit access to reports and data

  • Sign-In Kiosk, QR Scanning & Codes (Touchless Experience)
    Upon arrival at a vaccine distribution site, approved registrants can be signed-in via QR Code scanning (touchless experience) using our downloadable native iOS or Android app set on kiosk mode. Administrators can also use the downloadable mobile app to “Swipe” registrants in!
  • Role-Based Access
    Oversee a flexible database to manage vaccination appointments, patient statuses, volunteer signups, and more, all in one central platform. Coordinate communication and reporting to ensure health administrators are able to control, audit and access the data to roll out the vaccine to the community
  • Send SMS/Text Reminders
    Send configurable appointment reminders to approved registrants via email, SMS, or SNS

Search for remote, virtual, or pro bono projects and opportunities on GivePulse

We provide a clearinghouse of virtual and remote opportunities for individuals and groups to find project-based opportunities, activities and tasks. Users are able to search, sort and filter through the various opportunities.

  • Searching
    You can navigate to the Get Involved search page, which allows you to input search criteria in order to narrow the opportunities that populate. From the GivePulse search page, you can filter by Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), causes, skills and other criteria to refine the search.
  • Filtering
    On the Get Involved search page, you can filter by emergencies, causes, skills, SDGs, availability, timeframes, and more. Administrators can also add metadata, provide further description and context, and improve search keywords.
  • Quick Link
    For a general search, you can go here. For opportunities related to COVID-19 response you can navigate to COVID-19 Search. For emergencies, you can go to Emergencies. For virtual/remote projects and opportunities you can go to Virtual Search. Be it a virtual opportunity, an emergency related taskforce or an opportunity to apply your skills pro bono, opportunities are available through this search. For opportunities that you can't find, please contact us via our For administrators of nonprofits, please list your opportunity here

Making a center, workspace and activity safe, clean and welcoming

It's imperative that all centers, programs and initiatives have procedures and ongoing tasks in place to protect the health and safety of volunteers, donors, clients and members of the community. Coordinators and admins who are prepared can publish or list opportunities for virtual experiences or the COVID-19 option here.

  • Wipe Down Center
    It is uncertain how long coronavirus can last on surfaces (for this and other information, see the WHO FAQs: In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus for those in your center, wipe it down with alcohol-based disinfectants both before and after it is in use. If you are using a tablet for volunteer check-in, make sure to sanitize it regularly. If volunteers or employees are using shared computers or tools, make sure they wash their hands regularly, use hand sanitizer, and wipe down their stations before and after use as well.
  • Tools & Supplies Clean-up
    It is also recommended the organization ensures all tools (laptops, tablets, phones, supplies and stationary) be wiped or cleaned per usage or activity. At the same time, individuals and groups who are committed to a program or activity should double check their workspace and tools are cleaned to protect their own safety and health.
  • Provide Disinfectant Wipes and Hand Sanitizing Solutions
    Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are almost as effective as hand-washing (although we always recommend that volunteers, employees, and clients wash their hands for at least 20 seconds as often as possible). Provide this to anyone engaging in your organization’s space to avoid transmission of the virus. In addition, provide disinfectant wipes so that any droplets containing the virus can be removed before individuals touch surfaces.

Volunteer Preparation

It's imperative that all volunteers, donors and individuals who anticipate interacting with others either physically distance themselves or ensure that they are healthy, capable and willing. Individuals who meet these health requirements can get involved now here.

  • Wash Hands and Be Clean
    The CDC recommends that you wash your hands regularly and thoroughly, particularly after sneezing or coughing, when caring for the sick, before, after, and during food preparation, before eating, after use of toilets, when hands are visibly dirty, and after handling animals. Washing hands often and thoroughly (for at least 20 seconds) will help to prevent the spread of the virus, both to yourself and others. Avoid touching your face. If you cannot wash your hands, frequently use an alcohol-based hand rub/sanitizer.
  • Cover Coughs and Sneezes
    Always cover your coughs and sneezes with your inner elbow or a tissue (if into a tissue, please dispose immediately and wash your hands). Droplets can spread the virus; good respiratory hygiene helps to protect those around you from the potential spread of the virus. This is particularly true given that droplets can remain on surfaces long after you have left, leaving all those who come into contact vulnerable.
  • Physical (also known as Social) Distancing
    Maintaining six feet of physical distance can prevent the spread of virus, as this is how far droplets travel after a cough or a sneeze. Physical distance can protect you and those around you alike. Note: while this has been referred to as social distancing, increasingly the term physical distancing is being preferred, as social connection is of particular importance at this time.

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