Health Equity and COVID-19
RWJF President and CEO Richard Besser highlights how risk of COVID-19 exposure and the ability to protect oneself and one’s family depends on income, access to health care, and immigration status, among other factors. Read his Washington Post Op-Ed
Richard Besser calls on us to make health equity part of the COVID-19 conversation. "It's hitting communities of color harder than other communities," and those facing economic, housing, and food insecurity. —CNN NewsDay
Resources from the Field
Coronavirus Rumor Control: FEMA is helping the public distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to COVID-19.
Coronavirus Resource Center: Johns Hopkins is helping advance the understanding of the virus, informing the public, and briefing policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: FDA is working with U.S. Government partners, including CDC, and international partners to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.
World Health Organization: WHO provides daily coronavirus situation reports, news, and recommendations for the public.