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MA DPH has released race/ethnicity data on #Covid19 patients. While a step in the right direction, it's inconclusive & unactionable, w/ 67 of cases missing data. Gov. Baker must create guidance to ensure timely and complete data collection, so we can see who is most impacted & take action! ... See MoreSee Less
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MA is stumbling in the dark right now. Without good data on who is being impacted by #COVID19, our response will be both ineffective and irresponsible. Evidence is piling up that communities of color are being hit hard, and the Baker Administration needs to take action! For more info, visit mapublichealth.org/press-room/ ... See MoreSee Less
We are thankful for the 1K student volunteers that have been connected to over 30 local health departments to assist with case tracing, public messaging and communication! #ThankYouPublicHealth #NPHW
Today we are giving a huge #ThankYouPublicHealth to volunteers! You're protecting and providing support to our most vulnerable neighbors, and we are grateful. <3 #NPHW
Utterly wrenching column by @Marcela_Elisa. "Deep crises reveal our societal fault lines, and nowhere is that more clear than in Chelsea. The #coronavirus is spreading rapidly there and revealing a forgotten population that can no longer remain invisible."
Chelsea, city of the working Latino immigrant, emerges as a COVID-19 hotspot - The Boston Globe
More than the coronavirus performing as the 'great equalizer,' it should be hailed as the 'great revealer.'
The choice right now isn’t “block evictions or delay them.” The choice is “block all steps of the eviction process or push people out in the middle of a pandemic.” It’s a choice between life or death. I’m grateful the House made the right choice last week.
Block evictions during the crisis, or just delay them? Lawmakers must decide - The Boston Globe
Courts in Massachusetts have halted most eviction and foreclosure rulings. But that hasn‘t stopped some landlords from pressuring tenants who ca...