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2 days ago
Communities of color & low-income residents have suffered the greatest harm from #COVID19 & its economic fallout. More than ever before, investments in #healthequity are essential. Contact your State Rep. today & ask them to cosponsor these amendments in the FY22 House Ways & Means Budget. Tinyurl.com/HouseBudgetFY22 ... See MoreSee Less
5 days ago
Speak out for #healthequity! The MA House Ways & Means Committee has released its FY 22 budget, and MPHA needs your help to pass key amendments. Take action today by contacting your Legislators & urging them to become cosponsors! Tinyurl.com/HouseBudgetFY22 ... See MoreSee Less
7 days ago
Atyia Martin of the Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition, Eva Millona of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition and Carlene Pavlos of the Massachusetts Public Health Association called it “essential that the Baker administration ensures that the hardest hit communities in Massachusetts are not shortchanged on their vaccine dose allocation.” www.wwlp.com/news/state-politics/groups-eyeing-jj-pauses-impacts-on-dose-distribution/ ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
“The Vaccine Equity Now! Coalition is urging the Baker administration to follow through on their initial commitment to allocate an extra 20% doses to the 20 hardest hit communities, while factoring in the change to the Johnson & Johnson supply. While these communities represent 35% of the state’s population, they represent 45% of the state’s COVID-19 cases. We cannot lose one day of full capacity vaccine allocation in these communities.” Read our press release: mapublichealth.org/press-room/ MIRA: Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition ... See MoreSee Less
Communities of color & low-income residents have suffered the greatest harm from #COVID19 & its economic fallout. More than ever before, investments in #healthequity are critical. Contact your Rep today & ask them to cosponsor these Amds in the FY22 Budget http://tinyurl.com/HouseBudgetFY22
In this Boston Indicators brief, MPHA's @KimaniKristina & three co-authors explore the SAPHE 2.0 Act as a foundation for equitably reshaping our #publichealth infrastructure & services. Read the report:
Governance: Enhance Public Health Infrastructure through Regionalization and Shared Services
Our public health infrastructure in Massachusetts is inadequately funded and our approach is too fragmented across 351 separate cities and towns.
Proud cosponsor of both the SAPHE 2.0 bill and Amendment 485, thanks to @KimaniKristina and the great work she does for @MAPublicHealth!!! https://twitter.com/KimaniKristina/status/1383045496797868038
Join us in the effort to create a stronger, more equitable public health system for all #MA residents. @TedPhilips, please co-sponsor Amendment #485 to support local & regional public health in the FY22 state budget #SAPHErCommunities #mapoli
Speak out for #healthequity! The MA House Ways & Means Committee has released its FY 2 budget,& MPHA needs your help to pass key amendments. Take action today by contacting your Representative & urging them to become co-sponsors! http://tinyurl.com/FY22HWMAdvocacyTools #mapoli
“We are currently in a race between the vaccines and the variants,” MPHA Executive Director @PavlosCarlene said in a statement on Thursday urging @MassGovernor to reconsider his loosening of restrictions on business capacity limits.
Groups eyeing J&J pause’s impacts on dose distribution
With Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration on hold in Massachusetts amid a federal review, groups are watching to see how vaccination equity will b...