Updated Oct. 8, 2020

This article is part of a series of COVID-19 resources on health equity.

The resources provided are designed to improve access to critical information about COVID-19 and raise awareness about health equity in the context of COVID-19. The resources include insights to the longstanding systemic issues that contribute to these health inequities. In addition, we highlight actions and tools that can be used to advance health equity at multiple levels including patient focused resources and policy level actionable insights.

  1. CDC COVID-19 cases in the U.S.

  2. John Hopkins COVID-19 tracker

  3. Coronavirus checker: Check your risk for COVID-19

  4. Social distancing scoreboard

  5. ESRI: COVID-19 maps, resources and insights

  6. CUNY-SPH COVID-19 tracking survey

  7. Strategies to provide equitable care during COVID-19 infographic (PDF)

  8. Project ECHO takes on the COVID-19 pandemic

  1. COVID-19 Health Literacy Project

  2. COVID-19 guidelines: CDC’s general recommendations for coronavirus prevention translated into the most common languages in the U.S.

  3. EMBARC COVID-19 resources in ethnic languages from Burma including Hakha Chin, Mizo Chin, Karenni, Karen and Burmese

    1. Information will also be provided in Kirundi, Kunama, Lingala, French and Swahili.

  4. New Hampshire government has resources in eight languages 

    1. Includes a video in American Sign Language (ASL).

  5. Washington’s Department of Health offers information in 15 languages

  1. COVID-19 en Español

    1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  2. Qué hacer si está enfermo

    1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  3. Cómo mantener seguro el lugar de trabajo (PDF)

    1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  4. Kit de herramientas para los medios sociales

    1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  5. Use una cubierta de tela para la cara para ayudar a desacelerar la propagación del COVID-19

    1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  6. New Latino-focused bilingual campaign: Juntos, we can stop COVID-19!

    1. Salud America!
  7. APHA releases Spanish language COVID-19 guide

    1.  American Public Health Association (APHA)
  1. It’s not obesity, it’s slavery

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  2. Will protests set off a second wave of COVID-19?

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  3. Police violence makes COVID-19 worse for Black Americans

  4. Institutional racism, inequity fuel high minority death toll from coronavirus

  5. Peeling back this pandemic’s layers of inequality

  6. It was clear COVID-19 would hit Black people hard yet experts stayed silent

  7. Officials in the largest county in Ohio say racism is a public health crisis fueling COVID-19 inequities

  8. Our food system is very much modeled on plantation economics

  9. Structural racism responsible for high rate of deaths amongst Blacks in Chicago

  10. How racial health disparities will play out in the pandemic

  11. In 1918 and 2020, race colors America’s response to epidemics

  12. US: Address impact of COVID-19 on poor; virus outbreak highlights structural inequalities

  13. Why Black Americans face an uphill battle against the coronavirus

  14. The coronavirus doesn't discriminate, but U.S. health care showing familiar biases

  15. Coronavirus disease discriminates. Our health care doesn't have to

  16. COVID-19: The painful price of ignoring health inequities

  17. Hospitals have left many COVID-19 patients who don’t speak English alone, confused and without proper care

  18. Social distancing enforcement disparities

  19. Chicago police only arrested people for social distancing violations on the south and west sides, data shows

  20. Chicago teachers have not connected with 2,200 students mostly Black and Latino students since COVID-19 school closures

  21. The coronavirus pandemic is hitting Black and Brown Americans especially hard on all fronts

  22. ‘It’s the Death Towers’: How the Bronx became New York’s virus hot spot

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  23. COVID-19: The mental health impact on people of color and minority groups

  24. The COVID-19 recession is the most unequal in modern U.S. history

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  25. How the pandemic is widening the racial wealth gap

  26. As pandemic deaths add up racial disparities persist and, in some cases, worsen

  27. Why Blacks, Indigenous and other people of color experience greater harm during pandemic

  28. Coronavirus kills far more Hispanic and Black children than White youths, CDC study finds

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  29. There is a higher prevalence of COVID-19 risk factors in historically “redlined” neighborhoods

  30. U.S. Deep South racism poverty fuel coronavirus pandemic

  31. Hate crimes fuel against Americans of color during the pandemic

  1. CDC COVID-19 in racial and ethnic minority groups

  2. CDC COVID-19 people with disabilities

  3. Health equity principles for state and local leaders responding to COVID-19

  4. Strategies to provide equitable care during COVID-19 (PDF)

  5. Poor People’s Campaign pushes for COVID-19 relief

  6. COVID-19 Health Justice Advisory Committee statement

  7. COVID-19 racial equity & social justice resources

  8. COVID-19: Using a racial justice lens now to transform our future

  9. Ten equity implications of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in the United States: The imperative for civil rights advocacy, monitoring and enforcement (PDF) 

  10. Unidos US: COVID-19

  11. How to save Black and Hispanic lives in a pandemic: Minorities are dying of COVID-19 at alarming rates. Here’s what to do about it right now.

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  12. The hardest hit: Who is supporting communities of color during COVID-19?

  13. COVID-19 digital repository for housing policies

  14. COVID-19: Investing in Black lives and livelihoods

  15. Jason Rosenfield: Using healthcare messaging to inform his community about coronavirus

  16. COVID-19 fail to meet health literacy guidelines

  1. We need equity-oriented solutions to COVID-19, not stigma, discrimination and fear

  2. The coronavirus pandemic is fueling fear and hate across America

  3. COVID-19 and circuits of capital

  4. Racism in the time of COVID-19

  1. Politics of distrust the Navajo nation uses of propaganda devices to recruit for COVID-19

  2. Black doctors group creates panel to vet COVID-19 vaccines

  3. COVID-19 vaccines and therapies must work for Black mothers

  4. Researchers strive to recruit hard-hit minorities into COVID-19 vaccine trials

  5. COVID-19 vaccine trial lacks Black and minority recruitment

  6. COVID-19 trials have a problem: Minority groups don't trust them

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  7. The color of COVID: Will vaccine trials reflect America's diversity?

  8. National Academies launch study on equitable allocation of a COVID-19 vaccine

Visit the COVID-19  health equity resources overview page or view featured topics for more resources:

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