New York State New York City New Jersey Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands' Health Department Experiences Promoting Health Equity During the In
Cox, H., Gebru, Y., Horter, L., et al. (2023). New York State, New York City, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands' Health Department Experiences Promoting Health Equity During the Initial COVID-19 Omicron Variant Period, 2021-2022. Health Security. 51(S1).
The authors explain how five different U.S. jurisdictions provided outreach to populations disproportionately affected by COVID-19 via strategies including working with trusted community leaders, maximizing established (pre-pandemic) relationships, and addressing mistrust and misinformation. They emphasize the need for equity-centered approaches to improve future health outcomes.