News December 16, 2020

Healthy Neighborhoods Seeks Residents to Participate in Study About COVID

Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserve University is looking for residents in the following neighborhoods to participate in a study about COVID-specific risks and prevention in Cleveland:

  • Buckeye-Shaker
  • Clark-Fulton
  • Euclid
  • Glenville
  • Old Brooklyn
  • Parma
  • Slavic Village
  • West Park

They are looking for a mix of individuals – younger adults, older adults, essential workers, people with chronic diseases, etc.

Ways to Participate

  • Sentinel Reporter: Provide bi-monthly “check-ins” on what is happening in your neighborhood with regard to COVID. You will complete a 5 minute survey every other week for 6 months.
  • Geo-Narrative: Meet virtually (requires a computer) with a researcher to narrate a pre-recorded virtual driving tour through your neighborhood.
  • Phone Interview: Complete phone interview with researcher about your experience navigating this pandemic


  • Must be an adult resident (18+) of one of our eight target neighborhoods (Buckeye-Shaker, Clark-Fulton, Euclid, Glenville, Old Brooklyn, Parma, Slavic Village)
  • Must have access to a phone, tablet, or computer for data collection
  • Must be observant and immersed in their neighborhood, meaning they have a good sense of the goings on of businesses and residents

Interested in Paricipating?

Contact the project coordinator:

Meredith Goodwin

You will be contacted by a member of our study team to give you information about the study and determine if you are a good fit.

All participants will be compensated for their time and provided a report at the end of the study, outlining what we learned together.


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