Category: COVID

Category: COVID

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Needs a Shot of Equity
February 9, 2021 ACEs Aware, COVID, COVID LPOC Organization

The nation has lost sight of the fact that while this pandemic is affecting every community, it is not affecting every community the same. Black, Latino and Native Americans — many of whom are front-line essential workers — are being infected, hospitalized and dying at rates that far surpass their proportions of the population.

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Stay Six Feet Far From Me
February 2, 2021 COVID, COVID LPOC Organization

A poem which can be sung to tune of ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me’ by The Police. Gracias for the inspiration! By Álvaro Garza, MD MPH

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Focus On Health Equity: COVID-19 & California’s Latinx Community
January 15, 2021 COVID, COVID, Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

Read this article by LPOC’s own José Alberto Arévalo, MD, FAAFP; Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD, MS; & Bobby Peña which was included in the Fall 2020 issue of California Family Physician Magazine as part of “Focus On Health Equity” which included commentary from numerous organizations on the topic.

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An Extraordinary Summer of Crises for California’s Farmworkers
September 8, 2020 COVID, COVID, Immigrants, The Latest LPOC Organization

The “essential workers” picking American’s food are facing fires, heat waves, and the pandemic, all at once.

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