COVID-19 among African Americans: An action plan for mitigating disparities
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This journal article from Peek et al. makes recommendations to address COVID-19 disparities among African Americans based on principles of public health and bioethics.
This includes a focus on the following:
- race/ethnicity data collection
- exposure and testing
- health systems collaboration
- human capital repurposing
- scarce resource allocation
The article includes key examples of strategies implemented by Chicago's Racial Equity Rapid Response Team.
Peek, M. E., Simons, R. A., Parker, W. F., Ansell, D. A., Rogers, S. O., & Edmonds, B. T. (2021). COVID-19 among African Americans: An action plan for mitigating disparities. American journal of public health, 111(2), 286–292. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2020.305990