CDC Gives $50.4 Million to Tennessee Health Departments: Addressing COVID Disparities

CDC Gives $50.4 Million to Tennessee Health Departments: Addressing COVID Disparities

Reports from the CDC showed, based on death certificates, American Indian and Alaska Native people were more likely to die from COVID-19 than people of the same age from other racial and ethnic groups, with Hispanics second most likely and Black people third.  Studies have shown COVID-19 disproportionately impacts minority communities in various ways including access to testing and vaccines, as well as a higher likelihood of death.  CDC REPORTS:COVID deaths third after heart disease and cancer in US last year; people of color hit hardest, CDC reports confirm

COVID-19 vaccine:Tennessee State University to offer COVID-19 vaccine for residents 12 years and up “These grants demonstrate our steadfast commitment to keeping equity at the center of everything we do,” said CDC Director Dr. RochellWalensky in a press release. “They are an important step in our unwavering efforts to strengthen our communities’ readiness for public health emergencies—and to helping everyone in America have equal opportunities for health.”

COVID-19 in Tennessee:Latest updates, charts and maps on outbreak and vaccinations The money is part of a $2.25 billion in CDC grants given out nationwide.  

Source Have a news tip? Reach reporter Adam Friedman by email at afriedman@tennessean.com.

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