COVID-19 is affecting communities across U.S. at unequal rates: groups that are disproportionately suffering from this pandemic include people of color, workers with low incomes and people living in places that were struggling financially before the economic downturn. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), which grounds its public health work in achieving health equity, and has developed a collection of resources and perspectives on COVID-19 to help address the compounding impact of this disease on disadvantaged communities. The collection describes the effects of COVID-19 on the health of American communities and offers resources for increasing access to healthcare, food and other critical services to individuals and communities who need it the most.

Featured COVID-19 Content

View the full collection of COVID-19 resources by RWJF.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. Their goal is to help raise the health of everyone in the United States to the level that a great nation deserves, by placing well-being at the center of every aspect of life. They provide a wide array of programs and opportunities including grants, research and evaluation programs.