COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Risk Communication Among African-American Churches: Leveraging a Community-Based Participatory Research Partnership

Overview

About this study

The objectives of this study are to assess the impact of outreach by the FAITH! Program (an academic-community partnership) on implementation of emergency preparedness teams (EPTs) in African-American (AA) churches, to determine whether messaging delivered via social media and email channels are effective in distributing accurate information about COVID-19, and to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on AA churches.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult partipicipants, ≥ 18 years of age.
  • Participants from the partnering African-American (AA) churches.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals less than 18 years of age.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., M.P.H.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Allison Schneider

(507) 422-5435

Schneider.Allison@mayo.edu

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., M.P.H.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Tierra Shaw

(507) 422-2839

Shaw.Tiarra@mayo.edu

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., M.P.H.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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"Close"
Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Chyke Doubeni M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

(507) 266-5369

Doubeni.Chyke@mayo.edu

More information

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