Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

The Color of COVID-19: Structural Racism and the Disproportionate Impact of the Pandemic on Older Black and Latinx Adults

Garcia, M. A., Homan, P. A., Garcia, C., Brown, T. H.

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Policy Change/ Development
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This essay uses data sources and evidence-based research to illustrate how COVID-19 has impacted older Black and Latinx people. The essay includes action steps needed to reduce these disparities.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Adults Aged 65 and Older

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