General Resources

New Campaign Seeks to Address Black Communities’ Concerns About COVID-19 Vaccines

Black people are much more likely than other Americans to contract, be hospitalized for, and die from COVID-19. A new campaign, THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us, is aiming to bridge the information gap between Black communities and trusted health experts.

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Black Americans Are Getting Vaccinated at Lower Rates Than White Americans

A new KHN analysis finds that in the 16 states that have released data by race, white residents are being vaccinated at significantly higher rates than Black residents.

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Survey: Attitudes, Views and Values around Health, Equity and Race Amid COVID-19

Health, Equity, and Race during COVID-19

New findings from a national, ongoing poll show that the pandemic has not demonstrably shifted views on the connection between race and health among those most affected by COVID-19, despite communities of color and those with lower incomes being hit the hardest.

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Latest Resources

The Impact of Chronic Underfunding on America’s Public Health System

Trust for America’s Health has released its annual report examining federal, state and local public health funding trends and recommending investments and policy actions to build a stronger public health system, prioritize prevention, and address the ways in which social and economic inequities create barriers to good health.

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Reports

New York State Health Foundation: April 2021

As a follow-up to a previous report, a new report analyzes self-reported survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau related to food scarcity in New York State from the start of the coronavirus pandemic through the end of 2020.

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Reports

New York State Health Foundation: March 2021

Using survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau, a new New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) report analyzes mental health in New York State during the pandemic.

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Reports

Episcopal Health Foundation: March 2021

According to a new report sponsored by the Episcopal Health Foundation, significant pre-existing health differences for Black and Hispanic residents in Texas are leading to higher COVID-19 death rates, plus billions of dollars of increased health care spending and lost work productivity.

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