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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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Supporting Health Care and Community-Based Organization Partnerships to Address Social Determinants of Health

Supporting Health Care and Community-Based Organization Partnerships to Address Social Determinants of Health

Increasingly, health systems, providers, and payers recognize the significant influence that social factors such as housing, food insecurity, employment status, and transportation have on well-being and health care spending.

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Gun Violence Prevention Infographic (2018)

Gun violence is a public health crisis in the United States, with approximately 120,000 Americans injured or killed by guns each year. GIH surveyed Funding Partners in June 2018 to explore investments in gun violence prevention and found that health funders who support gun violence prevention efforts are investing in a wide range of prevention strategies, including support for high-risk populations and policy advocacy. The survey results have been compiled into a one-page summary infographic.

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Gun Violence Prevention Infographic

Gun violence is a public health crisis in the United States, with approximately 120,000 Americans injured or killed by guns each year. GIH surveyed our Funding Partners in September 2020 to explore investments in gun violence prevention. The survey results have been compiled into a one-page summary infographic.

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Strategies for Building Confidence in the COVID-19 Vaccines

This rapid expert consultation describes a variety of public engagement and communication strategies that can be implemented at the national, state, and local levels to change patterns of interaction with the public, address hesitancy about the vaccines, and build trust.

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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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The Language of Vaccine Acceptance

The de Beaumont Foundation has released the findings of a new nationwide poll conducted Dec. 21-22 by the Foundation and pollster Frank Luntz in partnership with the American Public Health Association, the National Collaborative for Health Equity, and Resolve to Save Lives, an Initiative of Vital Strategies.

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Reports

RCHN Community Health Foundation: January 2021

In a new analysis, researchers estimate that nearly half of all patients served by community health centers qualify for phase one COVID-19 immunizations, following health care workers, residents of long-term care facilities and other essential workers, under priority guidelines established by the CDC.

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States Are Getting Ready to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines. What Do Their Plans Tell Us So Far?

KFF has released an issue brief reviewing the preliminary vaccine distribution plans submitted to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by the states and the District of Columbia.

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Creating A Force Multiplier – Why Advocates for Rural Health and Health Equity Should Work Together

Investment in rural communities and in organizations led by people of color is disproportionately low compared to their population size and need. There are relatively small groups of dedicated researchers, advocates, and policymakers committed to progress in each area. Funders can bring these groups together, thereby creating a force multiplier effect that could lead to significant improvements in health for all.

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Views from the field by Nevada Littlewolf, Kris Rhodes, and CoCo Villaluz

20 Years of Progress – Two Tobacco Ways in Indian Country

In order to respectfully and effectively address the harmful epidemic of cigarette smoking among American Indian adults, ClearWay Minnesota listened carefully to Native communities and adopted a model that focused on the dangers of commercial tobacco use while honoring the traditional healing traditions of tobacco. This model is referred to as the “two tobacco ways” framework and serves as an instructive illustration of how context is important in addressing health disparities and heath equity across communities.

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Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has invited public comment on the Discussion Draft of the Preliminary Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine.

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