Free Virtual Conference- Black People Like Me: Asthma, COVID-19, and Questions We Need Answered

I am sharing the following information from the Allergy & Asthma Network, because I believe we MUST do better at protecting vulnerable and high-risk populations from the COVID-19 virus. Communities of color are being disproportinately affected by the virus, not only in terms of infection rates, but also death rates and economic impacts. Achieving true equity in healthcare means understanding that resources must be allocated by need, not simply spread evenly throughout the population. 

If you don't agree, please don't hate - educate!!! 
You may be well-served by joining this free event, for which details are provided below.

All too often, Black people experience more barriers to health based on their race. Many get sick or die because of these barriers. COVID-19 and asthma, for example, are more common among African Americans.

How can we work together to improve the health of Black Americans?
Let's start the conversation!

Black People Like Me: Asthma, COVID-19, and Questions We Need Answered
Tuesday, Dec. 15
5:00 p.m. ET
Register Now!

The first 100 Black patients, families or caregivers attending the conference will get a $25.00 Visa gift card! We will send you information on how to get the gift card after you register.
Who Should Attend?
  • Black patients, families and caregivers impacted by COVID-19 and asthma
  • Black clergy
  • Medical and health professionals
  • All people who wish to better understand the needs of the Black community
We'll Cover...
  • The challenges that Black Americans face in managing their health that lead to COVID-19 and asthma complications.
  • What matters most to Black people
  • What questions Black Americans want answered regarding their health
  • The role of clergy in helping Black people take charge of their health

This is the first of six online events Allergy & Asthma Network will host to better understand and address the impact of asthma and COVID-19 on the Black community and how to engage 
Black patients and families more to improve their health.


This conference is funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) -- Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award #EAIN-00134. 

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