SINCE THE COUNTY BEGANCOLLECTING DATA – 44 PERCENT OFCASES CAN’T BE MATCHED TO ASPECIFIC RACE, BUT 30 PERCENTOF ALL CASES ARE HITTING THELATINX COMMUNITY.

FOR THECOUNTY IT IS IMPORTANT TOIDENTIFY THESE GROUPS BEINGIMPACTED BY COVID-19.

DR.CULLEN// PCHD:”I THINK WITHOUTIT WE’RE UNABLE TO DETERMINEWHAT IF THERE’S INEQUITY ORDISPARITIES AND WE’RECOMMITTED TO MAKING SURE THATWE TARGET THE RIGHTPOPULATIONS, FOR TESTING ANDALSO FOR APPROPRIATE FOLLOW UPAND TO MAKE SURE PEOPLE HAVEADEQUATE RESOURCES SO THATTHEY CAN IF THEY NEED TOISOLATE THEY CAN ISOLATE.”DOCTOR THERESA CULLEN WITH THEPIMA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTSAYS WITH THE DEMOGRAPHIC DATACOMES A SECOND CORRELATION-INCOME.

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