The largest vaccination campaign in history has begun, with more than 11.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the United States. The initial goal, put forth by the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed, involved vaccinating 20 million people before the first of the year.
Now that 2020 has passed, the good news is you made it through one of the most difficult years in the nation’s recent history. Though the start of 2021 brings renewed hope with an opportunity to improve your life by achieving goals and attaining new heights, this new year comes with its own new challenges and obstacles.
It’s no secret that healthcare has been at the center of COVID-19 disruptions. The pandemic has pushed the limits of the healthcare system in ways we could have never imagined. Provider revenue streams and staffing were significantly impacted, and everyone had to shift as much of their business model as possible to a virtual care environment to survive.
The 4th Annual Healthy Fall Festival & Turkey Giveaway, took place Saturday, November 21, and was organized by the Equality Health Foundation in partnership with the Alhambra Elementary School District. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the drive-thru event was well-received by the community.
Equality Health and Cigna have joined together to help provide access to healthcare to those who need it the most in Arizona’s Hispanic community.
Local Groups Establish Public-Private Partnership to Help Phoenix’s Latino Communities Fight COVID-19
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it quickly became apparent that underserved, vulnerable communities would be hit the hardest and suffer the most.
The World Health Organization (WHO) defines social determinants of health (SDoH) as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age,” which are “shaped by the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels.”
Monica Miller was 48 years old, premenopausal and had a routine mammogram screening scheduled for the next week. Out of the blue, while working her nursing shift, Miller felt like a bee stung her right breast. She called it “a sign from something.”
Equality Health’s mission is to provide access to quality care for all people, including the elderly population and our most vulnerable individuals. Helping people find the right Medicare plan to fit their unique needs is one way that Equality Health is fulfilling their mission.
Despite all the medical advances in the treatment of breast cancer, two essential factors that may help overcome this terrible illness are prevention and a well-supported treatment plan.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently called for medical and dental check-ups to be resumed despite the pandemic. The topic for the next “Cafecito Time con Equality Health” that’s scheduled for today, Thursday, August 27, is ‘How to Make the Most of Your Next Visit to the Doctor’.
María is a young mother who lives with her family in South Phoenix. Maria’s son, Lucas, was born a little over one year ago. Like many first-time mothers, María has strictly followed all the instructions provided by her doctors in regard to both her and Lucas’ health and well-being.
In the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic that has already infected more than one million Americans, it’s difficult to think too distantly into the future.
As brick and mortar establishments alter daily operations to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, community-based organizations (CBOs) can continue to serve community members in need. LINQAZ, the statewide collaborative online referral network for CBOs and healthcare providers, is free to join and use.