Review: COVID-19 risk assessment tool: Dual application of risk communication and risk governance

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Review: COVID-19 risk assessment tool: Dual application of risk communication and risk governance

Review: COVID-19 risk assessment tool: Dual application of risk communication and risk governance

In this article, researchers present an innovative Risk Assessment Tool that focuses on health, behavior, exposure, and social policy related to COVID-19.

The COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool is a simple, free online tool used to assess risk of COVID-19. The assessment includes questions related to awareness as well as behavior and presents results to the user in an easy-to-understand visual format. This tool can be used to reach difficult-to-reach communities, ascertain individual behaviors and social compliance, and determine exposure factors to find relevant areas of intervention as well as increase awareness among community members. This article details the tool development and initial analysis of the tool in India.

|2020-06-16T09:32:51-04:00June 16th, 2020|COVID-19 Literature|0 Comments

About the Author: Maria Brann

Maria Brann
Dr. Maria Brann, PhD, MPH, is a professor in the Department of Communication Studies in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI and affiliate faculty with the Injury Control Research Center at West Virginia University. She explores the integration of health, interpersonal, and gender communication. Her translational focus and mixed methods approach are woven throughout her health vulnerabilities research, which advocates for more effective communication to improve people’s health and safety. Her primary research interests focus on the study of women’s and ethical issues in health communication contexts and promotion of healthy lifestyle behaviors to improve personal and public health and safety. She researches communication at both the micro and macro levels and studies how communication influences relationships among individuals and with the social world.

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