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A Jamaican Experience

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Whatsapp. My Grandmother has been a real rock in this time, galvanizing her church and school through whatsapp groups and status updates to share the state of affairs as the virus travels across the country. I've done the same; platforming reliable sources, disseminating information and dissolving panic. 

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

I kept calm and informed

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

Whatsapp status

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • National Government
  • News: Television
  • News: Digital
  • Social Media

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

When will this all be over

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

People without access to internet

What is your current profession?

Student

In what city are you located?

Portmore

In what country are you located?

Jamaica

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Hi Colin Bogle welcome to the challenge.

Great to read through your inspiration, and how your grandmother is helping effectively and timely communicate the verified info within her community