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Five on Friday: The Hidden Toll of COVID-19

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Five on Friday: The Hidden Toll of COVID-19

Welcome back to Five on Friday, your weekly rundown of news and resources on migrant health and beyond, chosen by Migrant Clinicians Network staff. COVID-19 once again dominated the news cycle and our own inboxes, and we share some of the pieces we hope you’ll find useful and informative. Have a great weekend – stay safe! 


Mi heroina

Kaethe offered up this Spanish-language picture book for children about COVID-19, Mi heroína eres tú.

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People walking at the border

Kaethe also forwarded on the announcement of a July 28th webinar, “The Health Crisis on the Northern Mexico Border: Cross-Border Implications of U.S. Immigration Policies.”

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A mother and child

Amy shared the American Public Health Association’s announcement of, a Spanish language resource guide.

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Poultry workers

Amy also shared, “Migrant child died after release from detention, attorneys group alleges.”

Claire forwarded the announcement that this week’s episode PBS Frontline featured a story on COVID-19 and farmworkers, “COVID’s Hidden Toll.”

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American Immigration Council logo

Weekly Win: Karen shared the good news out of Virginia -- the emergency order to protect the state’s workers from COVID-19. This brings the total to 14 states with mandatory worker protections around COVID-19


Have a safe and healthy weekend.

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