Proyecto Voces: Barriers, Attitudes And Willingness to Engage In Testing And Preventive Measures For Covid-19 Among Latinxs

Purpose: Guided by principles of community-based participatory research (CBPR) through the engagement of community stakeholders and Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Promotor/as, this project aims at identifying relevant barriers, attitudes, and willingness to engage in testing and preventive measures for COVID-19 among underserved Latinx communities in South Texas. Moreover, this project also aims at identifying barriers and attitudes towards vaccination in this population should a vaccine become available for COVID-19.

Project Details

Funder: Joaquin G Cigarroa Jr., M.D. Distinguished Chair

Project Period: April 2020 – Ongoing

PI: Luz Garcini, PhD, MPH