Boost Truth

Boost Truth is a WHYY public service campaign with a goal of amplifying facts and expertise about the COVID-19 vaccine through events, information sharing, and community organizing. By partnering with our News and Information Community Exchange (N.I.C.E.) – a mutual-aid journalism collaborative made up of grassroots content creators – WHYY will actively combat misinformation and disinformation while providing communities the resources to do the same.

Boost Truth Events

Across the city of Philadelphia, N.I.C.E. partners will host events – such as town halls and forums, as well as showcases, health fairs and parties – that offer the public free, quality programming and access to expertise and resources.


Rhythm and Reasoning – Trusted Messenger Documentary screening

Hosted by N.I.C.E. partner P.O.C. of Revive Media
When: September 11th 1 – 3pm


Past Events:

WHYY’s #BoostTruth Trivia Game Night

Hosted by Community Conversations Coordinator Ross Weisman & Marcus Biddle, WHYY’s Health Equity reporter for The Pulse
When: Thursday Aug 25, at 06:00 p.m

Hosted by HeartCity TV in collaboration with AHARI
When: Monday July 22, at 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


To combat misinformation and disinformation, you need to be armed with the facts. Below you’ll find links to articles and fact sheets that will help you #BOOSTTRUTH!

COVID-19 Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact from Johns Hopkins Medicine
COVID-19 Boosters: The Latest Advice from Yale Medicine
Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines from the CDC

COVID-19 Vaccine Facts and Information from WHYY

Coronavirus Pandemic:
News on COVID-19 for Philadelphia, PA, NJ & DE

The Trust Factor: Vaccines and Communities
A town hall featuring regional public health experts and community leaders who discussed strategies to help raise confidence in the coronavirus vaccine

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