Minority Strike Force Town Halls: Infant Mortality, Underlying Conditions at Heart of Disparity Issues
Photo: Ohio Capital Journal
Medical professionals and minority advocacy groups came together last week to give their input on recommendations from the state's coronavirus Minority Strike Force.
In three days of town hall meetings, strike force subcommittee members were advised on how to address multiple aspects of the minority community's daily life that can contribute to health disparities.
The group was put together at the direction of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, who acknowledged in multiple press conferences that coronavirus disproportionately affects people of color, and disparities exist in public health in general that impact minority communities ...