The poorest county in Maine uses COVID-19 pandemic relief funding to modify schools to get students back in person safely and quickly.
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina is not federally recognized, meaning it doesn’t qualify for certain federal services and benefits like Indian Health Service care or CARES Act funds.
LGBTQ+ youth are overrepresented in the homeless population and were challenged to access community resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.
About 1 million DACA recipients are working essential jobs during the pandemic, but many of them are still worried about being deported due to the uncertainty of DACA’s legal status.
In June, the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families denied COVID-19 grants to 305 child care centers — grants with a potential maximum of $40,000 per center, according to the department.
Sydney Babbitt, 67, has cancer and became homeless during the pandemic. Circle the City, a respite care center in Phoenix, stepped up to help.
The Shawnee Tribe announced a state of emergency about language preservation in January 2020. Then the pandemic shifted classes online.
Whether the U.S. can reach herd immunity — the threshold of vaccinated people needed to stop the coronavirus’s community spread — remains an open question. But experts believe COVID-19 could become a manageable threat.
Some studies point to a possible culprit for America’s heavy pandemic toll: the food we eat. An expert says poor nutrition has contributed to more severe COVID-19 outcomes, more hospitalizations and more deaths.
When COVID-19 hit the country, immigrants in Colorado’s ski towns were left to pay high rents with no stimulus — the community rallied.