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Strengthening Digital Health Technology Capacity in Navajo Communities to Help Counter the COVID-19 Pandemic

Begay, M., Kakol, M., Sood, A., Upson, D.

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Summary Report/Recommendations

Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Policy Change/ Development
Healthcare Access and Quality
Social and Community Context
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This article outlines COVID-19 bills affecting Navajo populations (HEROES Act) and identifies gaps in access to broadband internet services and how that lack of access impacts telemedicine options. This article serves as a guide to prioritize funding of interventions to bridge the digital gap tailored to the population and need.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

American Indian

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