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MVA: Most Viable Action when faced with Incomplete Information

As an example, after an interaction with someone who later presents flu symptoms, but without a flu/C-19 diagnosis, what’s your next step?

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The Washington Post C-19 USA, World Map, and data plot. ThIs gives me data that I can interpret without some talking head trying to tell me what to think.

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The Washington Post, ‘Mapping the spread of the Coronavirus in the U.S. and worldwide’.  https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=2ahUKEwjo_uKM1qXoAhWSWc0KHXONCZkQFjAAegQIBBAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Fworld%2F2020%2F01%2F22%2Fmapping-spread-new-coronavirus%2F&usg=AOvVaw2vOOawdRxW6p93kJ1vHLiI

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

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

By interpreting the data for myself, I became convinced that the situation was actually a pandemic deserving of the many sacrifices required to slow its spread.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

Conversations with family and colleagues.

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • News: Digital
  • Word of Mouth

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

Status and availability of C-19 testing. How? Where?

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

The big picture is out there, but tiny personal interactions are missing. How do I know how best to help, get help, or avoid problems? Current mapping apps show slowed traffic and construction detours, could there be an equivalent for hotspots and testing sites?

What is your current profession?

Industrial Designer

In what city are you located?

Louisville, CO

In what country are you located?

USA

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