19 min

Data and Door Knocking: One City's Push for Racial Equity in Vaccines Tradeoffs

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White Americans are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at higher rates than Black and Latino people, even though communities of color have been hit hardest by the pandemic. We explore how Chicago is tackling this problem and what other city’s can learn from their efforts.


Guests:
Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
James Rudyk, Executive Director, Northwest Side Housing Center
Vanessa Valentin, Community Relations Director, 36th Ward Alderman’s Office
Adriane Casalotti, Chief of Government and Public Affairs, National Association of County and City Health Officials


Learn more about vaccine distribution inequities and read a full transcript of the episode on our website: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/03/04/data-and-door-knocking-one-citys-push-for-racial-equity-in-vaccines/


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White Americans are getting vaccinated against COVID-19 at higher rates than Black and Latino people, even though communities of color have been hit hardest by the pandemic. We explore how Chicago is tackling this problem and what other city’s can learn from their efforts.


Guests:
Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
James Rudyk, Executive Director, Northwest Side Housing Center
Vanessa Valentin, Community Relations Director, 36th Ward Alderman’s Office
Adriane Casalotti, Chief of Government and Public Affairs, National Association of County and City Health Officials


Learn more about vaccine distribution inequities and read a full transcript of the episode on our website: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/03/04/data-and-door-knocking-one-citys-push-for-racial-equity-in-vaccines/


Sign up for our weekly newsletter to see what other research health policy experts are reading right now, plus recommendations from our staff: bit.ly/tradeoffsnewsletter


Support this type of journalism today, with a gift: https://tradeoffs.org/donate


Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tradeoffspod
 
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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