Diary of a Frontline Worker: A Follow Up

A few weeks ago, I asked my coworkers about their views on the COVID-19 vaccine and whether they planned on getting vaccinated. Of the entire 20 person staff, only four of us signed up and received the vaccine. Several of my coworkers cited concerns over the speed of the vaccine’s development and the lack of […]

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REACH Grantee Bronx Health REACH Helping to Get Bronx Residents Vaccinated

NY1 recently did a story about REACH grantee Bronx Health REACH’s work in the Bronx as part of the Test & Trace Corps, New York City’s comprehensive effort to test, trace, and treat every case of COVID-19 and schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Bronx residents. Through a partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals and the […]

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Senators Introduce the REACH Act

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC, above left) and Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD, above right) introduced the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Health Act (REACH). If passed, funding for the bill would be budgeted at no less than $70 million for each of the fiscal years from 2021 to 2025. Specifically, the REACH Act “would codify the […]

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National REACH Coalition Partners with Morehouse School of Medicine’s National COVID-19 Resiliency Network

The National REACH Coalition received funding as part of the National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) project, led by Morehouse School of Medicine. The focus of this new initiative is to address racial and ethnic disparities of COVID-19 mortality and morbidity by widely disseminating information through NRC’s network of community organizations. This project will also seek […]

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Flint Eliminates COVID-19 Disparity Among African Americans

ABC-12 in Flint, Michigan ran a story about the launch of the Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities in Michigan that reduced COVID-19 disparities. Michigan was one of the first states to analyze data by race and its disproportionate effects on communities of color since Black people made up 40 percent of the population that […]

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NRC Profile: 3 Doctors Leading COVID-19 Equity Efforts

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun is a member of President Biden’s COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force. This Taskforce is dedicated to addressing and rectifying the racial and ethnic health disparities made apparent by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Dr. Khaldun is the chief medical executive and deputy director of the state health department of Michigan. In 2012, Dr. Khaldun […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Young Adults

The following article was written by NRC intern, Grant Lumkong. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of high school and college students were faced with mental and emotional challenges by distance learning. As a high school senior, I often struggled looking at my computer screen for 6-10 hours a day feeling unmotivated and […]

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NRC Holds Webinar Addressing Hispanic/Latinos Communities and the COVID-19 Vaccine

On March 30th a second webinar, “Hispanic/Latino Communities and the COVID-19 Vaccine,” featured Berta Carbajal and Jessenia Melendez from the HOPE Network of Promotores, Maricopa County; Sandra Leal from SinfoniaRx. Antoinette Angulo from the University of Washington, was the moderator. Similar in format to the March 16th webinar, panelists shared best practices for engaging the […]

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NRC Holds Webinar Addressing African American & Asian/Pacific Islander Communities and the COVID-19 Vaccine

On March 16th the National REACH Coalition in collaboration with Arizona Telemedicine Program at the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center and the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, National COVID-19 Resiliency Network, Asian Media Access, and Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center held the first […]

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Join us for a FREE WEBINAR MARCH 30th: Hispanic/Latino Communities and the COVID-19 Vaccine

The National REACH Coalition (NRC) in collaboration with Arizona Telemedicine Program at the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center and the Department of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, National COVID-19 Resiliency Network, Hope Network and the American Pharmacists Association invites you to join us for a […]

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