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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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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
Jesus Larralde is ready for the pandemic to be over. He wants to be able to spend time with his sisters and his dad, who…COVID-19, Vaccines
Jesús Larralde está listo para que se acabe la pandemia. Quiere poder pasar tiempo con sus hermanas y su papá, que está…COVID-19, Español, Vaccines
Patricia Chalela has always loved working in public health and being a valuable member of a team. Chalela is an associat…Embracing Immigrants, Latino Cancer, Quit Smoking