WEAREDH WA DOH COVID-19 Campaign
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.