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.
New program goes beyond traditional grantmaking to help clinics battle added costs, shift to telemedicine, and increase in uninsured patients during the pandemic.
In the Understanding Houston blog, Shao-Chee Sim writes why EHF research show the same at-risk populations are slow to recover from the health and financial tolls of two different disasters.
EHF’s Elena Marks writes in Milken Institute’s Power of Ideas: With so much talk about a “new normal” post-pandemic, let’s make this the new normal in how we deliver health, not just health care.
New Central Texas COVID-19 Survey: Four in 10 residents have skipped/postponed medical care since March
About four in 10 residents in Central Texas say they or someone in their household has skipped or postponed needed medical care since the pandemic began and almost all of them say they skipped preventive care. Those are just some of the findings from Episcopal Health Foundation’s survey on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across five Central Texas counties. The survey was co-sponsored by St. David’s Foundation.
New report: Harris County residents more likely to suffer financially during COVID-19 than other areas of Texas
A majority of people who live in Harris County say they’ve suffered financial troubles during COVID-19 and almost half say they or someone in their household has lost a job, lost a business, or had their wages or hours reduced. Those are just some of the findings from Episcopal Health Foundation’s survey of the impacts of COVID-19 in Harris County that was co-sponsored by Arnold Ventures.