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January 25, 2021– Google CEO, Sundair Pichai, shares their message regarding providing grants to help create equitable access to COVID-19 vaccination sites.The Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine will be an integral collaborator in this effort as they will work to collect COVID-19 vaccination data that will aid in providing the resources needed to health providers and community leaders to educate and build trust amongst vulnerable communities who are not receiving the access to vaccines that they need.Read Google’s Full Message: https://blog.google/technology/health/vaccines-how-were-helping

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CDC Foundation WEBINARThursday January 28, 2021 12:00–1:00 PM ETThe COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain our nation’s health systems, and burden communities nationwide. Safe and effective vaccines are in early stages of distribution, and vaccine campaigns face a variety of challenges that could hinder their success.At this event, CDC COVID-19 Response Vaccine Task Force Chief Medical Officer Amanda Cohn, MD, will present the latest information about available vaccines and current vaccine distribution plans, in conversation with CDC Foundation President and CEO Judy Monroe, MD. Afterwards, leaders from community-based organizations (CBOs) will join the conversation to discuss ways to...

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Through the COVID-19 Pandemic, the United States has truly been challenged with many hardships affecting our quality of life, healthcare and economy. In this timely report, titled, Community Health and Economic Prosperity: Engaging Businesses as Stewards and Stakeholders- A Report of the Surgeon General, raises awareness of the current state of health in our nation.  This report raises the issues of health disadvantages that individuals face and how business leaders can engage, respond and reinvest in their locally burdened communities. With fourteen detailed best practices and recommendations to follow, we are clearly guided to understand why and how the...

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US | Dec 17, 2020 10 Million Rides to Move Us Toward Recovery Written byDara Khosrowshahi, CEOhttps://www.uber.com/newsroom/10-million-rides/ Nine months ago, as the pandemic upended our lives and shut down our cities, Uber committed to providing 10 million rides and food deliveries to healthcare workers, seniors, and other people in need around the world.Nine months later, in a historic feat of science and innovation, those same healthcare workers and seniors have already begun to be vaccinated.Yet a huge public health challenge remains before us. Not only will we need to deliver vaccines quickly...

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Approaching the end of 2020, two of the most pressing concerns facing the country are the long-standing issue of racial discrimination and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The issues have merged with the pandemic taking a disproportionate health and economic toll on people of color. As vaccines become available, prioritizing racial equity will become increasingly important for mitigating these disparities and preventing further widening of the going forward, especially as early polling indicates that people of color are more hesitant to get vaccinated for COVID-19.KFF and the Morehouse School of Medicine’s Satcher Health Leadership Institute held an interactive web...