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Neighbor roulette

App that randomly matches neighbors living alone for a 15 min social phone call (option of more) through the app, with #s hidden 4 privacy

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Cuts through the noise, is personalized (where you live, other risk factors), credible (based on valid government sources supported by science), plain language and straightforward recommendations.

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https://strategyonline.ca/2020/03/12/tech-in-action-dialogue-fights-covid-19-misinformation/

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

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

It helped reduce my anxiety levels and reassure me that I am in fact following the appropriate practices for someone in my situation. I will return to it if I begin to feel confused about what public health advice applies to my case. -->What if there was a telephone option for seniors ("Press one if you live in X province" "Press 3 if you are diabetic". I might also be combined with some form of mental health screening and direct to appropriate supports.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • No

In what ways did you share this information?

It was something affiliated to a benefit provided by my employer and I learned about it through a mass communication to staff (assumed everyone eligible already knows)

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • National Government
  • News: Television
  • News: Digital
  • News: Radio
  • Employer

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

Clarity between what is hypothesized by experts, assumed, expected, feared or tested and a known fact.

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

Precarious, self-employed, Gig economy workers. Retail workers working in establishments that are not shut down (grocery, pharmacies)

What is your current profession?

Office worker (was already working from home before Covid-19)

In what city are you located?

Ottawa

In what country are you located?

Canada

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