HERO HCQ Trial - Clinical Trial
What is the Purpose of this Study?
We are doing this study to learn if taking hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) helps prevent COVID-19 infection in health care workers compared to placebo.
Who Can Participate in the Study?
Any adult working in a facility that delivers healthcare, including, but not limited to:
-Environmental Service workers
-Food Service workers
-Emergency services personnel
What is Involved?
To participate in this trial, you will first join the HERO Registry. After you join the Registry, you will be asked if you would like to receive information about the HERO-HCQ trial .
If you qualify for this trial , you will:
- Be randomized to Study Group 1 or Study Group 2
-- Group 1 will receive hydroxychloroquine
-- Group 2 will receive placebo (a harmless pill with no therapeutic effect)
- You will be asked to give a blood sample
- A nasal swab will be collected to check for the virus
Learn more about the HERO-HCQ Trial and the HERO Registry at: