The Effect of Health Promotion on Family Knowledge and Attitude in Preventing the COVID-19 Pandemic


COVID-19 has different genetic characteristics from other corona viruses such as SARSr-CoV and MERSr-CoV. There are still many positive cases of COVID-19 every day. There are nine people who monitor cases of COVID-19 in Baleendah Village. The Baleendah location is surrounded by areas that are already badly affected by COVID-19. This pandemic necessitates health promotion through the family to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. This study aimed to identify the impact of providing health promotion to families on knowledge and attitudes in preventing COVID-19 in the Rancamanyar cluster. This was a pre-experimental study with a one group pre-test and post-test design, using a sample of 74 respondents. The method of collecting data was through a questionnaire that was shared via Google Drive through an online system. Health promotion significantly influenced family knowledge and attitudes in preventing COVID-19. Based on the findings, it is recommended that public knowledge be increased so that the public is aware of how to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 to other people and to other family members.

Keywords: COVID-19 prevention, health promotion, family knowledge and attitudes

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