National Community-Based Health Teams Reflect on Equity in COVID-19 Vaccination EffortsJuly 19, 2021 |
by Chantal Fuller
A group of public health researchers across the country recently convened to discuss their work and outreach efforts around the coronavirus pandemic in African American and Latino communities, both rural and urban.
It’s no secret that COVID-19 has ravaged low-income communities of color at disproportionate rates. As a result, many public health officials are strategizing on how best to provide and promote access to vaccinations, especially when efforts to misinform are thwarting outreach initiatives.