How to convince someone to get the vaccine

You want them to get vaccinated. They don't. Now what? Tips from experts to have a conversation that could possibly change their mind.

7/21/2021 11:27:00 PM

If your friend, neighbor, coworker or loved one hasn’t gotten their COVID vaccine yet, they probably have a reason. Identifying that reason is key to getting them to get their shot, experts say.

You want them to get vaccinated. They don't. Now what? Tips from experts to have a conversation that could possibly change their mind.

, frustration, anger). You need to enter the conversation prepared to address concerns on both fronts.“The psychology of changing someone’s mind require a high level of emotional intelligence and logical thinking,” Huang said in an email. “When you come out the gate telling people they are incorrect about something they believe, this can come off as insulting and condescending, which often results in the other person losing interest in engaging with you productively.”

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You need to determine which sources of information they trust. The global communications firm Edelman does an annual “” to gauge where people are getting their information and which sources they trust. The places where you get your information are not going to be the same as everyone else’s.

AdvertisementTrust in media sources, the government, and non-governmental organizations fell globally, the report found.“People have come to know and trust the information that they believe, and they don’t believe the sources that are coming from sort of the ‘other side,’” said Courtney Gray Haupt, who runs the U.S. healthcare team at Edelman.

In other words, if your friend doesn’t trust what he reads in newspapers, sending him an article about how safe and effective vaccines are will not be compelling.So whom do people trust? Gray Haupt said the research showed a lot of the most trusted voices were local ones. Scientists ranked at the top, then “people in my community,” then “my employer.”

Advertisement“To address hesitancy,” she said, “people have to hear those local, personal and relatable stories about vaccinations, and how it benefits not just themselves, but how it’s benefiting others around them in their community.” Read more: Los Angeles Times »

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