Building Trust in and Access to a COVID-19 Vaccine Within Communities of Color and Tribal Nations

December 21, 2020
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This policy brief, co-authored by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH), the National Medical Association (NMA) and UnidosUS, reports that historic maltreatment of communities of color and tribal nations, coupled with current day structural racism, are the root of distrust of government and healthcare in many communities of color and tribal communities.  Historic factors and current racism have also played out in COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on people of color. These realities make building vaccine trust within these communities challenging, and, of critical importance to protecting lives and ending the pandemic.

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