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COVID-19 continues to disproportionately impact Latinos, killing over 33,000 and hospitalizing many more of our mothers, fathers, children, and grandparents. That is why Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio is launching the “Juntos, We Can Stop COVID-19” digital communication campaign in English and Spanish to inform and urge Latino families to take action to ...
Racism is a public health crisis. Decades of racism-infused social, economic, and political systems have led to inequitable communities. These areas face higher burdens of stress, disease, and premature death. Now, amid U.S. protests for racial/ethnic and social justice, city leaders are creating resolutions that declare racism a public health crisis and commit to action. ...
Some kids witness domestic violence or murder. Some see loved ones hurt in accidents. These kids still have to go to class or carry on while school is out for summer or due to a pandemic. They face a burden of stress and trauma that can interfere with their behavior and grades—and schools often aren’t even ...
Wonder what health equity looks like in your community? Select your county name and get a customized Health Equity Report Card from Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio, which shows your area stacks up in housing, transit, poverty, health care, food, and other health equity issues compared to your state and nation. The Health ...
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Racism is a public health crisis. Decades of racism-infused social, economic, and political systems have led to inequita…Increasing Civic Engagement, Overcoming Harmful Biases
55,564 people—including members of Salud America!—submitted public comments to help shape the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelin…Healthy Food, Water
Some kids witness domestic violence or murder. Some see loved ones hurt in accidents. These kids still have to go to cla…Trauma & ACES
The EPA wants to roll back water protections — again. In 2015, the Obama-era administration enacted the Coal Ash Rule, w…Chemical & Toxic Exposure, Water
Medical and health experts agree that being active outside is crucial to maintaining physical and mental health—as long…Transportation & Mobility