Articles tagged: D.C. Health


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COVID-19 deaths are racially disproportionate. But the disparities have been in D.C. all along.

D.C. has an alternate geography hidden to its visitors. Beneath the national monuments, city blocks, historic neighborhoods, and federal buildings lies a map of food deserts, segregation, health care gaps,... Read more

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D.C. vaccine distribution plan increases eligible populations and aims for equitability

D.C. Health's new model for COVID-19 vaccine distribution will make a larger population eligible for doses, as D.C. becomes one of the most efficient U.S. territories to inoculate its residents. As concerns grow regarding inequitable distribution in D.C., more vaccine appointments are being created for residents of Wards with high COVID-19 numbers.