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Five on Friday: COVID-19 and Social Determinants of Health

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Five on Friday: COVID-19 and Social Determinants of Health

It's Friday! Time to round up five articles or resources that MCN staff shared this week. Here are our picks for the week.


people protest against evictions

Amy was excited to see that the connection between public health and housing was recognized by the government this week: “CDC Issues Sweeping Temporary Halt On Evictions Nationwide Amid Pandemic.” 

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She se puede logo

Candace forwarded on the announcement of a new initiative by Justice for Migrant Women, #SheSePuede, a forum made for Latinas, by Latinas. Visit to learn more.

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CDC logo

Kaethe shared the new MMWR, “Hospitalization Rates and Characteristics of Children Aged <18 Years Hospitalized with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19,” which found that “the highest rates of COVID-19-associated hospitalization among Hispanic children.”

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An illustration from the NACHC fact sheet

Claire sent around a new fact sheet from NACHC: “The Impact of COVID-19 on the Social Determinants of Health.” 

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A pregnant woman with a physician

Weekly Win: Candace sent along a new study, “Association Between Number of In-Person Health Care Visits and SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Obstetrical Patients,” which concludes that “in-person health care visits were not likely to be an important risk factor for infection” of pregnant women in the study.




Have a safe and healthy weekend.

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