Resources on Health Disparities and COVID-19

 

Webinars/Podcasts on COVID-19 and Health Disparities

WEBINARS OFFERED BY HMS OFFICE FOR DIVERSITY INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Impact of COVID-19 on Child and Adolescent Health
December 9, 2021 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccines for the Spanish-Speaking Community
March 8, 2021 | Watch

Las Vacunas contra el COVID 19
March 8, 2021 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: COVID-19 and Its Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
December 15, 2020 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latinx Communities
July 13, 2020 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Kids
May 27, 2020 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Native American Health and COVID-19
April 30, 2020 | Watch

Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Mental Health and Wellness for Healthcare Providers
April 23, 2020 | Watch

Musings on the Impact of Covid and on Being LGBTQ
April 22, 2020 | Listen


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List of webinar series and video and audio recordings on health disparities and COVID-19

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News / Articles / Reports

Experts warn of racial disparaties in diagnosis and treatment of long COVID
The Boston Globe | March 29, 2022

Mass. in a ‘precarious position’ due to disparities in COVID-19 vaccination coverage, study finds
The Boston Globe | April 14, 2022

Time-Based Associations Between COVID-19 Cases and Community-Level Risk Factors in Massachusetts
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities | December 22, 2021

Sex Disparities in COVID-19 Mortality Vary Across US Racial Groups
Journal of General Internal Medicine (2021)

COVID-19: 'Disparities in vaccine coverage highlight ongoing inequities'
Medical News Today | September 23, 2021

COVID-19 Mortality At The Neighborhood Level: Racial And Ethnic Inequalities Deepened In Minnesota In 2020
Health Affairs | September 15, 2021

Why Not Just Tell Everyone to Wear Masks?
The C.D.C.’s advice about masking up again was not easy to parse. Some experts think simpler would have been better.
The New York Times | August 12, 2021

Doctors, Race, and COVID-19
Messages from doctors change behaviors across racial lines
HMS News | August 11, 2021

Guidance for Vaccinating Older Adults and People with Disabilities: Ensuring Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Access
CDC Health Equity Matters Newsletter | August 2021

US Health Care Relies on Filipinxs While Ignoring Their Health Needs
Disguised Disparities and the COVID-19 Pandemic
JAMA | July 23, 2021

Estimated Mortality Increases During The COVID-19 Pandemic By Socioeconomic Status, Race, And Ethnicity
Health Affairs | July 21, 2021

Trends in Mortality From COVID-19 and Other Leading Causes of Death Among Latino vs White Individuals in Los Angeles County, 2011-2020
JAMA Research Letter | July 19, 2021

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Institutions / Organizations

AFFILIATES

Harvard Library | The Black America and COVID-19 Library Guide

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Harvard University Center for African Studies

Harvard University Center on the Developing Child

Hutchins Center for African & African American Research | Harvard University

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Equity and Community Health

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Disparities Solution Center

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study | Harvard University


OTHER INSTITUTIONS / ORGANIZATIONS

List of institutions and organizations with links to health disparities and COVID-19 web pages

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Funding Opportunities

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations

First Available Due Date: October 5, 2021
Expiration Date: September 8, 2024


Additional Sources

National Academy of Medicine members urge Black Americans to get vaccinated

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THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us

A new campaign to provide Black communities with credible information about the COVID-19 vaccines, co-developed by KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) and the Black Coalition Against COVID. 

BARI Report

Living in Boston During COVID-19: Physical and Mental Health | Report #6 in Series | January 2021

Stop the Spread

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is launching a strategic testing program in communities across Massachusetts that have continued to see a higher number of residents testing positive for COVID-19. 

Map of COVID-19 Testing Sites in Boston

The City of Boston is partnering with community health centers, hospitals, and pharmacies to increase access to COVID-19 testing for Boston residents.
 



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