Public health officials are struggling to get vaccines across socioeconomic dividing lines in urban areas across the state.
Among eligible CT voters in 2016 and 2020, 400,000 more voted in 2020.
Breakthrough cases account for 0.02% of vaccinated residents; three have died
Connecticut residents will soon have more ways to get the single-shot vaccine. But will the “pause” have scared people away?
FQHCs serve many priority ZIP codes, but reaching residents has been a process of trial and error
Officials ‘paused’ administration of the vaccine on Tuesday
The historic declines coincide with a demand for equity as racial disparities in the incarcerated populate have widened during COVID-19.
Across Connecticut, lower-income families are facing more housing challenges. Federal aid might help, but the problems have deep roots.
The unsatisfying answer is that the data are limited in what they can show, particularly now.
Communities that were already struggling with poverty before the pandemic were hit particularly hard when the jobs vanished.
By rolling out COVID vaccine through an age-based process, the state will effectively de-prioritize younger adults with co-morbidities.
Districts will have to convince parents and students that in-person learning is safe and that students won’t bring COVID-19 home.
Among those 65 and older, the rate of vaccination for white residents was 39%, compared to 21% for Black residents.
Of the 75+ age group, 13% of Black residents, 18% of Hispanics and 30% of whites have received first doses.
Is Lamont dressing Connecticut in a budget that is adequate during a pandemic but fits like a strait-jacket afterward?