Title: SARS-CoV-2 Sentinel Surveillance in Verona
Primary Objective: To identify the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in sentinel populations in order to implement specific control measures to prevent further transmission of the virus in Verona.
to early identify SARS-CoV-2 positive subjects (including asymptomatic ones) and perform contact tracing in collaboration with the regional Public Health Service (SISP - Servizio di Igiene e Sanità Pubblica);
to define the characteristics and temporal trend of cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection;
to offer to the subjects who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 a dedicated diagnostic-therapeutic path;
to promote health (including vaccinations and structured psychological support) for the target categories/populations.
The Sentinella team, since June 2022, have been investigating the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in at risk populations within the Verona community. The data are derived from structured questionaries in three intervals throughout a 9 month period.
The following questionaries were used :
Center for Epidemiologic Studies depression scale (CES-D)
Generalized anxiety scale (GAD-7)
UCLA- Loneliness scale-short version
Perceived stress scale
Resilience scale (BRS)
Big Five Inventory (BFI-10)
University of Verona - ITALY (Coordinator)
AOUI Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona - ITALY
AULSS 9 - ITALY
Comune di Verona - ITALY