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“We want to make sure Texans get the right information, at the right time, from the right messenger, so they’ll get the #CovidVaccine,” says EHF’s Elena Marks on Spectrum News 1 Texas.
New study: Preventable poor health conditions for people of color during COVID-19 create growing medical and economic burden for Texas
Report finds there would be 5,000 fewer COVID-19 deaths if Black and Hispanic residents in Texas had same mortality rates as White residents.
Sim and Hensman write why data suggests that there is a continued need for financial relief for Harris County and programs should dig deeper into their data and networks to ensure that assistance is flowing equitably to populations who are hurting the most.
Less than half of Texans say they’re very likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine and certain groups are even more hesitant. But there are some Texans who now appear more likely to get vaccinated than just a few months ago. Those are some of the latest findings from EHF’s statewide survey completed in December.