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Survivor Tips

The light at the end of the tunnel effect; stories of survivors and best practices for WHEN it happens, make it manageable, hopeful.

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To hear accounts of the virus, from the other side; reduced the fear of what i didn't know and framed it as manageable. 

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Add to this communication or advice about hand washing, and prevention; and i feel i have preventative measures, and crisis measures (ex. focus on hydration, rest and ibuprofen). Maybe its me, but the ability to see things in stages, and actions to take makes it easier to deal with than running around in 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 had a prevention plan and a lot of unknown information beyond that. When I saw this, i had hope, and saw what worked. My thinking switched from "what if.." to "when it happens... do this, do that."

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

We have a prevention plan, and a plan if someone gets it. We sourced the resources in advance, so we are ready. If our stage 1 and stage 2 plans are not sufficient, we entrust ourselves to the health institutions; which by stage 2 we already would have contacted for help.

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • News: Digital
  • Social Media
  • Word of Mouth

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

best practices for self care and resources needed from a source other than myself. 

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

I cannot imagine what people with visual and auditory impairments are going through. A lot of the information i have seen doesn't provide, transcripts or captions. 

What is your current profession?

Product Designer

In what city are you located?

Miami, FL

In what country are you located?



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