Articles tagged: D.C. Health
D.C. launches direct cash assistance program to support new and expectant parents
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced a cash assistance program to support new and expectant low-income parents in Wards 5, 7 and 8.
Georgetown announces virtual instruction, further restrictions through Jan. 30
Per an email from President John J. DeGioia, Georgetown will move to virtual instruction through Jan. 30, 2022, though undergraduates may still return to their on-campus residences beginning on Jan.... Read more
Students demand improved dining after failed Leo’s health standards, limited Thanksgiving access
A health inspection revealed Leo O’Donovan Dining Hall is not in compliance with 10 of 56 D.C. health requirements for food service buildings, including cleanliness and food storage standards, according... Read more
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
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.