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Determinants factors affecting the implementation of the COVID-19 health protocol in the community


Background: The COVID-19 case is a recent problem faced by people worldwide, including in Temanggung Regency. The local government has made various efforts to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, namely by enforcing public health protocols such as physical distancing, prohibition of going to hometown, quarantine system, wearing masks, implementing handwashing and temperature measurement in every place to limiting community activities. However, many people have not obeyed the rules that the COVID-19 cases in the area increase. This study aims to identify the factors that influence the implementation of health protocols in the community in the Temanggung Regency.

Method: This study used a qualitative method. Data were collected using in-depth interviews with 12 participants consisting of the community, village officials, and health workers selected using the purposive sampling technique. The instrument used was an interview guide. In addition, unstructured observations were carried out to identify the community's implementation of current health protocols. The data validity test was conducted by triangulating sources, methods, and peer debriefings. Thematic data analysis was carried out using Open code 4.02 software.

Results: The results showed that the factors that influenced the implementation of health protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the community in Temanggung Regency included awareness of implementing health protocols, limited infrastructure, limited health personnel, monitoring of officers, perceptions of COVID-19, and public attitudes towards health protocols. 

Conclusion: Based on the results of this study, it is expected that it can be used as evaluation material for the community and local government in implementing health protocols to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the region.


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How to Cite

Waliyanti, E., Sulistiyaningrum, A., Oktariza, A., Nurrahaf, S. H., & Satria, F. E. (2021). Determinants factors affecting the implementation of the COVID-19 health protocol in the community. Bali Medical Journal, 10(3), 1058–1065.




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