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Stigma and discrimination prevention

Resources for stigma reduction and prevention, as well as supports for those who have experienced discrimination

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What we can do to prevent stigma

  • Rely on and share trusted sources of information.
  • Speak up if you hear, see, or read stigmatizing or harassing comments or misinformation.
  • Show compassion and support for individuals and communities more closely impacted.
  • Avoid stigmatizing people who are in quarantine. They are making the right choice for their communities.
  • Do not make assumptions about someone’s health status based on their ethnicity, race or national origin.

(source: Washington State Department of Health)

Additional Resources

Contact

Phone

Informational and referral hotline 211

24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are free and confidential. Interpreter services are available in multiple languages.

Phone

Phones answered M-F 9am-6pm

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