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Young People and Covid-19 Behavioural Considerations for Promoting Safe Behaviours

World Health Organization

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White Paper/Brief

Outreach/ Education/ Communications
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This article focuses on promoting healthy behavior changes among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Factors that influence risk taking, such as a focus on the immediate context and social norms, are described and followed by strategies that can promote behavior changes. Barriers and facilitators to specific factors are also discussed with emphasis on creating tailored approaches based on the specific factors affecting the individual youth.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Youth and Young Adults

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Geographic Area of Implementation

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