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COVID-19 BLACK discussed on KQED Forum

For most of 2020, the coronavirus pandemic laid siege to California with the state now counting more than 700,000 confirmed cases. But  statistics, while staggering, sometimes overshadow the real people dealing with physical and mental consequences from the virus. Some have had mild or no symptoms, but nonetheless dealt with anxiety, stress and fear from…

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COVID-19 Black initiative delivers call to action in San Francisco Bay Area

 LAURIE UDESKY (ACES CONNECTION STAFF) 8/11/202:25 PM As the COVID-19 pandemic began its devastating sweep through African American communities in April, Andre Chapman, CEO of the San Jose, California-based Unity Care, saw a glaring need for developing a COVID-19 prevention campaign that spoke directly to African Americans. “Many of our young folks and families really didn’t understand…