Current knowledge about longitudinal risk communication is built on acute onset or singular experience events. This suggests public health risk communicators are unprepared to think about the protracted nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Working Group will focus on identifying the issues and strategies to balance between steady state and emergent threat communication with COVID-19 communication needs.
COVID-19 and Longitudinal Risk Communication
Working Group Lead
Jeannette Sutton, State University of New York at Albany
Working Group Members
DeeDee Bennett, State University of New York at Albany
Keri Lubell, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Meghan Moran, Johns Hopkins University
Yonaira Rivera, Rutgers University
Monica Schoch-Spana, Johns Hopkins University
Tara Kirk Sell, Johns Hopkins University
Eric Stern, State University of New York at Albany
David Turetsky, State University of New York at Albany
Working Group Resources
Longitudinal Risk Communication: A Research Agenda for Communicating in a Pandemic
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