Roots COVID-19 Digest


Philanthropy Now Podcast: Fighting health-related systemic disparities with the COVID-19 Black initiative

– Community Foundation, 8/19/2020

Making COVID-19 Testing Equitable by Making it Accessible to Vulnerable Communities

– Direct Relief, 7/1/2020

Where to get a free COVID-19 test in Oakland, and what to expect

Como y donde hacerse la prueba de COVID-19 en Oakland y que se puede esperar

-The Oaklandside, 6/18/202

Grass-roots Groups take on the hard work of correcting coronavirus disparities  

– Nature, 6/12/2020

Why One Doctor in East Oakland is Concerned We’re Reopening Too Soon

– KALW, 6/9/2020

San Jose’s new COVID-19 walk-up clinic aims to serve communities of color

– San Jose Spotlight, 5/31/2020

“What we feared has come to pass” – Homelessness advocates respond to deaths of unhoused people in San Francisco nearly tripling. Also: Roots Clinic founder Dr. Noha Aboelata on healthcare in East Oakland

– KPFA, 5/28/2020

San Jose: Actor Sean Penn, Helps Launch Free, Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing Site

– The Mercury News, 5/20/2020

COVID-19 Has Shown That California Must Fix Inequities in Health Care For Communities of Color 

– CalMatters, 5/19/2020

City Announces Free COVID-19 Tests in East Oakland

– NBCBayArea, 5/6/2020

Coronavirus Test Sites are Opening in East Oakland’s Most Impacted Neighborhoods

– Berkeleyside, 5/6/2020

Oakland Physicians on COVID-19: How community health centers are serving Oakland through the crisis

– Berkeleyside, 4/10/2020

Will Coronavirus Hit Oakland’s Communities of Color Harder

– Berkeleyside, 4/9/2020

For People Experiencing Homelessness, COVID-19 May Be Especially Dangerous

– DirectRelief, 3/23/2020

California Races to Defend Homeless Population From COVID-19

– Marketplace, 3/13/2020

People Experiencing Homelessness are Vulnerable When it Comes to Coronavirus

– KQED, 3/6/2020


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