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Rosa Herrera knows how difficult the battle with COVID-19 can be. Two of her daughters were really sick with COVID-19 in October 2020 and were hospitalized during their infections. Herrera herself got sick, too, but had a mild case. “It was really scary. I couldn’t see them and since both of them were hospitalized at ...
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Nelly Jiménez knows how difficult it is to suffer from severe COVID-19 illness. Her husband was hospitalized with COVID…COVID-19, Vaccines
Alfred Lee has heard just about every COVID-19 vaccine myth out there. He’s seen YouTube videos about how “dangerous” th…COVID-19, Vaccines
Dr. Dorothy Long Parma hasn’t had the easiest career path. She’s struggled with depression throughout her time in medica…Latino Cancer, Mental Health
For Maria Hernandez, fighting for health equity hits close to home. When her dad was in the hospital fighting cancer, He…Overcoming Harmful Biases
Luz Garcini wants to help Latinos heal from the loss of a loved one. “One of the biggest needs that we see in the commun…Embracing Immigrants, Mental Health
Like many of us, Norma Cavazos has had her life turned upside down by COVID-19. Many of her family members have gotten s…COVID-19, Vaccines
Everyone deserves an equal chance to get a COVID-19 vaccine. But some communities, like Latinos, don’t have as much acce…COVID-19, Vaccines
La historia asombrosa de Helen Córdova, la primera persona en California en recibir la vacuna COVID-19
Helen Córdova sabe lo peligroso que es el COVID-19. Ella ha estado trabajando en la primera línea como enfermera de la U…COVID-19, Español, Vaccines
Helen Cordova knows how dangerous COVID-19 is. She’s been working on the frontline as an ICU nurse throughout the entire…COVID-19, Vaccines
Growing up in a working-class, union family, Dominic Aliano saw firsthand how local governance could help people in his…Air Quality, Quit Smoking