Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office for Civil Rights issued a new bulletin reminding health care providers of their obligations under laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, and exercise of conscience and religion in HHS-funded programs....
The people most vulnerable to the coronavirus struggle as Congress neglects to provide lifesaving resources and supports in stimulus packages.
Government officials must prohibit houses of worship from remaining open to large gatherings.
Structural racism makes public health crises such as COVID-19 more dangerous by increasing exposure, exacerbating preexisting conditions, and preventing vulnerable people from obtaining the care they need.
As the COVID-19 outbreak—and its effects on the economy—continues to spread across the United States, it is vital for lawmakers to take immediate steps to strengthen the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in order to protect those who are most vulnerable.
Co-host of "The Tent" Ed Chung sits down with U.S. Air Force veteran Sarah Samere to discuss the current hurdles of testing for COVID-19.
The international community can offer the United States creative policy solutions as it seeks to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 is presenting an unprecedented test for every country; here’s how the United States can lead the response, save lives both at home and abroad, and successfully meet this global challenge.
Calls to scale back social distancing are reckless, dangerous, and undermine efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Please join the Center for American Progress for an online event focusing on the state of play in the fight against COVID-19 with CAP experts. CAP experts in health, economic, and national security policy will draw on their years of experience to share where we are as a nation and a global community; explain what steps federal, state, and local governments are and should be taking to help flatten the curve; and answer your questions about this pandemic.
Further legislation is necessary to protect all workers and expand access to paid leave.
Nearly 5 million health workers may need emergency child care in order to fulfill work responsibilities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Stephanie Griffith writes about how an attempt to take DACA protections from hundreds of thousands of young people would affect the number of health care workers available to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington, D.C. — Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) has introduced a bill outlining specific actions that should be taken under the Defense Production Act (DPA) to expedite the procurement of medical equipment and other essential goods to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Despite several conflicting announcements, President Donald Trump has not yet used the full...
The decision to buy a gun should be informed by data and research, not fear and anxiety.