COVID-19 Community Corps

The COVID-19 Community Corps is an American propaganda initiative led by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It was formed in April 2021 in order to recruit influential individuals and organizations to promote COVID-19 vaccines. It is part of the HHS COVID-19 Public Education Campaign.


The HHS announced the formation of the COVID-19 Community Corps on April 1, 2021.1)

On April 19, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking records about the Corps.2) After the HHS failed to respond, Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit to compel the lawful release of the requested records.

Over a year later on October 4, 2022, Judicial Watch announced that it received 249 pages of records from the HHS.3)


There have been “nearly 17,000 organizations and individuals across the United States” who have participated as members in the Corps.4) Founding members include:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Launches Nationwide Network of Trusted Voices to Encourage Vaccination in Next Phase of COVID-19 Public Education Campaign. (2021, April 1). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Judicial Watch Sues for Records on Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Community Corps Program. (2021, September 24). Judicial Watch.
Judicial Watch Uncovers Biden Administration Propaganda Plan to Push COVID Vaccine. (2022, October 4). Judicial Watch.
Members of the COVID-19 Community Corps. (2021, June 9). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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