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N.H. Vaccine Distribution and Administration

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COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues, with national and state logistical challenges. We talk about the hurdles involved, how the state is managing the distribution process, and the latest information on how and when people will get their shots in New Hampshire. 

Air date: Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. 

Daniela Allee, NHPR

People of color have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic nationwide due to long-standing inequities in the healthcare system, and in recent months those disparities appear to have grown worse in New Hampshire.

Allison Quantz for NHPR

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health has declared racism a public health crisis, along with 38 other members of the national Healthcare Anchor Network.

The national organization said it would double down to address systemic racism within its respective communities.

Newly released state data shows Black women in New Hampshire have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, echoing patterns seen across the country in the last few months of the pandemic. 

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A continuación, lee las noticias de New Hampshire y también, una conversación que tuvimos con la Dra.Trinidad Tellez, directora de la oficina de la equidad en salud, sobre el efecto desproporcionado de la pandemia en las comunidades de color y el rol de los trabajadores comunitarios de salud.

También puedes escuchar las noticias y la entrevista en el siguiente audio.