HARP-PS needs your help with a survey to see how people with HIV ≥ 50 are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s an online survey that should take about 20 minutes, asking questions about your health, mental health, and day-to-day needs. You’ll get a $10 gift card for completing the survey.
Click here to see some preliminary results: Leaning on Community-Based Participatory Research to Respond During COVID-19.
You are eligible if you are:
At least 50 years old
Currently living in the Coachella Valley
Able to complete a survey in English
Have an email address
This survey is completely anonymous. Your identity, contact information, and HIV status are not being shared with the researchers.
The survey is only for people currently living in the Coachella Valley, since its purpose is to share the findings with local service providers so they can meet the immediate needs of their clients during this crisis. Please feel free to share this invitation with other HIV+ Valley residents who may qualify.
To participate in this study, call 760-408-6267 and ask about the “COVID-19 and HIV study.” You’ll be asked a few questions to make sure you qualify for the study, and then given a link to the online survey. A $10 e-gift card of your choice (Amazon, Target, Albertsons) will be emailed to you You will also have the option to donate the incentive to HARP-PS if you do not wish to keep it for yourself – this will help us do future research projects to benefit our HIV+ community.