Half of Texans say they have suffered financially as a result of COVID-19 and more than one-third say they or someone in their household has skipped or postponed needed health care since the pandemic began. Those are just some of the findings from Episcopal Health Foundation’s statewide survey of Texans on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the state.
Funding helped more than 60 clinics and organizations working on the front lines serving at-risk communities through medical care, benefit assistance, and raising community voices.
Texas poll: Blacks and Hispanics in Texas more likely than Whites to say non-medical factors like quality of housing and education level are essential to their health
Survey finds Black and Hispanic Texans say people would be healthier if state government prioritized improving economy and schools, reducing pollution and crime.
Texans familiarity with Social Determinants of Health terminology: What do we know & why is this important?
As SDOH work continues to grow nationally and in Texas, there is an opportunity for public and private funders, health system leaders, social service providers, and other stakeholders to develop consensus in the use of SDOH terminology.
$1.3 million in new grants will help more than 30 clinics and organizations working on the front lines serving at-risk communities.