How is COVID-19 affecting you and your friends?

Receive gift card (valued up to $15.00) for your participation in this study. 

Seeking young African American adults between the ages of 18-29 to participate in the Young Adults Against COVID-19 [YAACOV] study!

To Participate: 

Help the public health community learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on Mississippi’s young adults, ages 18-29.    

Ø  The Young Adults Against COVID-19 study seeks to understand what Mississippi’s African American young adults (18-29)  know about COVID-19 and the factors influencing their behavior to prevent its spread and strategies for coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ø  This study has been approved by Tougaloo College and the University of Southern Mississippi Institutional Review Boards, and supported by the Mississippi CEAL Initiative.

Ø  This study is voluntary, which means you may choose not to complete the forms or not answer individual questions.  It is your right to discontinue your participation at any time without penalty, prejudice or loss of benefit.” 

Ø  Young African American adults, men and women ages 18 -29, residing in Mississippi are being recruited to ensure their voices enrich the state’s COVID intervention and outreach.

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CEAL is an NIH-wide effort, led by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and that National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Mississippi is one of 11 states participating in the CEAL initiative, and the Mississippi CEAL team includes researchers from University of Mississippi Medical Center, the Mississippi State Department of Health, Tougaloo College, and the University of Southern Mississippi.