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A platform of community’s update information

Offer a real-time, efficient and accessible platform for target users to obtain information.

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When people are having a hard time looking for a reliable source, a group of first-generation Chinese immigrants builds a real-time platform that offers visualized data and demographics of COVID-19 in the US and Canada. This website provides creditable sources of the numbers of infection, real-time graphics, and links for supplies like masks and sanitizers in North America.

Upload or share a link to this resource/message/source of information to share it with others.

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

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

Residents in Virginia, for example, checked the number of infected people in each area. As a result, they avoided go to places with high infection numbers and choose relevantly safe cities to buy groceries. People who lived in high-risk infection areas quarantined themselves at home and tended to rely on delivery applications.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

On Social Media platform

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • Social Media
  • Word of Mouth
  • Employer

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

Information about local business opening time and grocery delivery serves applications. Information from communities, governments, disease updates.

Community’s information includes nearby non-COVID-19 related clinics and grocery purchasing locations

The community keeps update with residents about must-buy lists to avoid purchase out of panic and anxiety.

A community offers mental health consulting.

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

  1. Elderly
  2. People who have medical needs like pregnancy or dental.
  3. Disable

What is your current profession?

Two UX students

In what city are you located?

Toronto & Arlington

In what country are you located?

Canada & U.S

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Actually, this kind of information is really needed by the community. Unfortunately the government or the community itself does not want such transparency, of course each has its own worries. For me personally, transparency is very important to avoid acting stupid and wrong.