Patient Engagement March 24, 2020
The social determinants of health are coming front and center as the public health community works to address the coronavirus.
The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on some of the gaps in the social safety net, exacerbating key social determinants of health that make it hard for people to be healthy.
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As public health leaders look for ways to put a cap on virus spread – primarily through social distancing practices and in some cases shelter in place protocol – the nation is seeing just how deep health disparities run. There are clear delineations between different social groups and how they are faring in...