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WEAREDH WA DOH COVID-19 Campaign

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CHWCMR conducts six workshops to increase knowledge and advocate for the COVID-19 Vaccine among Latinx-Mesoamerican Indigenous, and 20 Garifuna’s. A total of 60 participants virtually joined the workshop conducted in Spanish.  Each participant receive $250 at the end of each workshop as an economic relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Some characteristics of participants: 52 participants were born in Mexico and the rest of Participants were born in Honduras and Guatemala. The ages of participants were among 16–65-year-old with a media of 28 years.

 

Twelve CHWs worked in pairs to facilitate these workshops in Spanish.  They also conducted pre and post-surveys before and after each workshop with the participants.  The survey includes 37 questions regarding demographic characteristics of participants, general information about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine and the clarification of the most frequent misinformation shared by the media and communities regarding the COVID-19. The content of the curriculum is based on evidence-based information from CDC, and WA DOH website.  A booklet in Spanish and English was done for this proposed.

 

Our educative campaign also uses social media to disseminate the messages send by WEAREDH and WA DOH, as well as a radio interview with our grantors to talk about the truth of the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

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