COVID-19 Reveals Disparities

Nursing homes with a significant number of black and Latino residents have been twice as likely to have positive COVID-19 cases.

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Updates on COVID-19

Track the School of Public Health's ongoing response to COVID-19. Learn more

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Health Insurance, Disrupted

Millions of newly unemployed Americans and their dependents are at risk of losing their employer-sponsored health insurance.

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Can Losartan Limit Lung Damage?

Researchers are conducting two studies to determine if the blood pressure drug can help people with COVID-19.

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Health in All Matters Podcast

Get more understanding of what’s happening to people and populations as COVID-19 goes global.


Making a Difference Now

Dahlia works in the Emerging Infections Program at the Minnesota Department of Health. After answering hotline calls and doing COVID-19 contact tracing, she now focuses on case investigation and releasing patients from isolation, all of which involve talking with and educating people.

“The one thing I have learned about myself while working on COVID-19 is that as much as I love collecting and working with data, I really enjoy the education and advocacy side that public health has to offer. We are public servants and at the end of the day, the people are what matter most.”

— Dahlia, Epidemiology MPH

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