NEWS & VIEWS

As COVID-19 continues to have a presence in our community, it is important that we are aware and informed about information that can shape both our understanding of the virus and how we respond both as individuals and as a community.  This media database includes some of the latest news footage as well as previous news articles that discuss the impact of COVID-19 both locally here in Wichita as well as national conversations.

We encourage you to read through the articles to make sure that you are well informed about COVID-19 and the impact it is having on our community.

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Why Black, Native American, and Latino Communities Experience Higher COVID-19 Death Rates

October 4, 2021

Healthline - There’s more evidence that the COVID-19 pandemic has widened racial and ethnic disparities.  A study released this week in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine found that the pandemic has killed more Black, Native American, and Latino people than other groups in the United States.