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Championing Health Equity: Experiences from State COVID-19 Health Equity Task Forces: Lessons from Louisiana

The National Governors Association, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and the National Academy for State Health Policy

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This article describes how Louisiana’s COVID-19 Health Equity Task force advises the Louisiana Department of Health and a support network for county and local health departments to provide feedback and evidence-based solutions to crisis management. This task force received funding to research racial and ethnic disparities related to COVID-19. It also streamlines operational processes for the state related to COVID-19.

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Advancing Racial Equity, Capacity Building

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