35% of C3 participants reported experiencing moderate or severe symptoms of anxiety. Individuals who had lost income due to COVID-19, reported recent COVID-like symptoms, and had previously been diagnosed with depression were more likely to report symptoms of anxiety. For more information, click here. The common experience of anxiety symptoms among participants highlights the need […]

Study participants were more likely to be hospitalized due to COVID-19 if they had children in the home (compared to participants without children in the home) and if they lived in multi-unit dwellings (for example, apartment buildings) compared to participants living in single-unit dwellings. These findings may have implications for mask-wearing and other mitigation strategies […]

With Pfizer’s recent announcement that a highly effective vaccine may be available early next year, understanding people’s plans for getting a coronavirus vaccine is critical as roll-out begins. In the CHASING COVID Cohort follow-up surveys conducted in September and October, 2020, we asked the question: “If a coronavirus vaccine became available, would you a) Immediately […]

As part of a routine follow-up survey in the CHASING COVID Cohort study, an additional section was included to learn more about SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) testing preferences. 4,793 participants responded between July 30 and September 8, 2020. This second survey section, which used a discrete choice experiment (DCE), asked participants to imagine that ‘…the number of […]

Study examines the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the US The Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (ISPH) at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) has received $3.4 million in emergency funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of […]

The CHASING COVID Cohort study began enrolling participants on March 28th and ended baseline enrollment on April 20th, with >7,000 participants from across the United States, including Puerto Rico and Guam. The cohort represents a geographically and socio-demographically diverse sample of the adult US population: 23% of participants were 60 years or older at enrollment, […]

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of researchers at the CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health and the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy started enrolling participants into the CHASING COVID Cohort (C3) study on March 28, 2020. In just 3 weeks, >7,000 people enrolled in the study, […]