Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care is a 5-year initiative funded by the Merck Foundation that seeks to improve access to high-quality diabetes care and reduce disparities in health outcomes among vulnerable and underserved populations with type 2 diabetes in the United States. Bridging the Gap grantees aim to build sustainable partnerships to address the medical and social factors that influence health, redesign health care systems to improve diabetes care, and improve health outcomes and decrease disparities for individuals and communities with type 2 diabetes.
Do you know what role sugar plays in communities of color? Join Roots, East Oakland Building Health Communities and the Oakland Food Policy Council on the 29th of July from 10:30am-12:00pm to uplift the experiences and priorities of the most affected in the implementation of the soda tax. Join Policymakers, residents, and frontline organizations…
Empty vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto on Jan. 30, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier. Groups organize sites in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to More by Sue Dremann / Palo Alto Weekly Uploaded: Wed,…
Roots Community Health Center, South Bay, was featured on San Jose Inside in a piece by Tori Truscheit. Read here.
Women of Wellness is a Roots initiative to provide education, motivation, and support for Black women to achieve optimal health and wellness. Join us to make friends, have fun, and pamper yourself! Our first meeting is tomorrow September 25, from 3-4pm!
Where Roots is located, the average life expectancy is 7 years less than the Alameda County average, according to data from 2016.