INTERSECTIONS OF HEALTH

Resources

UPDATED 7/17/2020

CLIMATE CHANGE

CORONAVIRUS, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Source: C-Change Harvard School of Public Health/ Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment

Description: Answering some of the most common questions recieve in relation to the environment and coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

Keywords: transmission, air pollution, climate change, emerging infectious diseases, global health policy

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/c-change/subtopics/coronavirus-and-climate-change/

HEAT AND COVID-19

Source: Global Health Health Information Network

Description: COVID-19 amplifies the risks of hot weather, and 2020 is on track to be one of the hottest years on record. Countries should expect and prepare for hot weather and heatwaves, in addition to managing COVID19. Hot weather conditions present individuals and local decision-makers with new challenges on the optimal ways to stay safe from both hot weather and COVID-19. This information series aims to highlight some issues and options to take into consideration when managing the health risks of extreme heat during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Date posted: 5/26/2020

Keywords: heat; covid19; healthcare; technical guidance; vulnerable populations; seasonality and weather; ozone; PPE; health workers; heat stress; fever; air conditioning; ventilation; low tech cooling options; communication and outreach; outdoor cool spaces; informal settlements; mobilizing social services; adapting cooling centers.

Language: English

http://www.ghhin.org/heat-and-covid-19

 

EQUITY in COVID-19 RESPONSE

COVID-19 RACIAL EQUITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE RESOURCES

Source: Racial Equity Tools

Description: COVID-19 Racial Equity & Social Justice list includes information that we hope will help communities and activists as they work to understand and respond to the moment and for the long haul. Our COVID-19 Resources are arranged in categories to help you sift through the material: analysis, resources and tools, healing and community care, organizing and solidarity, resource building and rapid response, virtual work and online engagement, and lists of lists.

Key words: racial equity, social justice, analysis, resources and tools, healing and community care, organizing and solidarity, resource building and rapid response, virtual work and online engagement, and lists of lists.

https://www.racialequitytools.org/fundamentals/resource-lists/resources-addressing-covid-19-with-racial-equity-lens

EQUITABLE RESPONSE COMMUNITY COMMONS

Source: Center for Urban and Racial Equity

Description: In solidarity with social justice and health equity movements to make sure our communities receive the necessary health care, services and resources, CURE launched the COVID-19 Equitable Response Community Commons hub featuring over 20 categories addressing anti-racism and stigma, policy demands and calls to action, mutual aid networks, testing and health care services, emergency financial assistance and more. Use the hub to find and share resources and take action for a fair and just response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Keywords: policy, racism, stigma, homelessness, housing insecurity, Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, South Asian, Asian Americans, Black/African Americans, coronavirus, testing, elections/voting rights, financial assistance, unemployment, Indigenous/Native Americans, intimate partner violence, immigrants, Latinx/Hispanic, LGBTQ, disability, accessibility, prison, jails, detention centers, seniors.

https://urbanandracialequity.org/covid19equitableresponse/

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