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The COVID Tracking Project is a volunteer organization dedicated to collecting and publishing the data required to understand the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. To view this information and to read more about The COVID Tracking Project, visit www.covidtracking.com.

About The COVID Tracking Project

The COVID Tracking Project is a volunteer organization launched from The Atlantic and dedicated to collecting and publishing the data required to understand the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. Since early March, 2020, we have grown from a tiny team with a spreadsheet to a project with hundreds of volunteer data-gatherers, developers, scientists, reporters, designers, editors, and other dedicated contributors.

Every day, we collect data on COVID-19 testing and patient outcomes from all 50 states, 5 territories, and the District of Columbia. Our dataset is currently in use by national and local news organizations across the US and by research projects and agencies worldwide. As of mid-April, our data API (which allows sites and apps to import our dataset automatically) receives about one million requests per day.

On April 15, we launched the COVID Racial Data Tracker, a partnership between the COVID Tracking Project and the The Antiracist Research & Policy Center that collects, publishes, and analyzes racial data on the pandemic within the United States.

NASTAD continues to closely monitor the rapidly evolving public health responses to contain and mitigate coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United States. The organization is committed to providing NASTAD members with potentially useful information, as it becomes available, to help ensure the continuity of essential programming and the protection of people living with and vulnerable to HIV infection and viral hepatitis.

To learn more about NASTAD and to view their COVID-19 resources, visit nastad.org.

The Justice Collaborative has created a Response & Resource page to share essential information, proposed policies, and other resources for activists, public officials, and journalists to help confront this pandemic with a recognition of our shared vulnerability.

For more information about The Justice Collaborative and to review their Response & Resource page, click here.

Do you know your housing rights? The Audre Lorde Project is providing some helpful information around the renting and eviction process during COVID-19. For more information about The Audre Lorde Project and to read the entire article, Know Your Housing Rights During COVID-19, click here.

About The Audre Lorde Project

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.

For years advocates have demanded more housing and an end to the criminalization of homelessness, addiction, and mental health. Our polling shows that voters of both parties strongly support both.

The CDC has strongly urged individuals to stay in their homes to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Without a home, people are at greater risk of contracting the coronavirus and transferring the virus to others. Protecting the unhoused, in other words, also means protecting the broader public. Our polling shows overwhelming, bipartisan support for this strategy.

Voters also strongly support ending the criminalization of homelessness, and allowing people to sleep outside and in their vehicles without fear of arrest, as a strategy to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Grassroots groups and other advocates have already begun pushing for these strategies that have broad bipartisan support among voters. Now lawmakers and other government officials must act.

To read the entire report provided by The Justice Collaborative Institute, visit Fighting the Coronavirus and Protecting the Unhoused.

Now, more than ever, New Yorkers must stand united against fear and xenophobia, and our elected officials must stand ready to ensure every New Yorker across the state can access the essential services they need to keep their families safe and secure, regardless of legal status.

The New York Immigration Coalition, and our members, partners and allies, call on all levels of government to immediately enact these common sense measures to ensure immigrants across the state can remain safe and healthy.

For more information about The New York Immigration Coalition and their response to COVID-19, click here.

California Bridge is a program of the Public Health Institute working to ensure that people with substance use disorder receive 24/7 high-quality care in every California health system by 2025.  We seek to fully integrate addiction treatment into standard medical practice — increasing access to treatment to save more lives.

For more California Bridge Program COVID-19 resources, visit www.bridgetotreatment.org/covid-19.

The COVID-19 coronavirus is believed to be especially dangerous to the elderly and people with chronic health conditions, and that has public housing providers worried. Resident leaders are concerned, too, about the effect of the shutdown and resulting anxiety on their communities.

“Northview’s been in extreme poverty for a long time,” Marcus Reed, president of the tenant council in Northview Heights, said Monday. The complex is the city’s largest public housing community, and he noted that a big part of the population consists of refugees. “[T]he virus does place stress on the community because we’re already short on the things we need. This makes it even shorter.”

Public housing communities include concentrations of some of the poorest households in the region, and many residents are also elderly, have disabilities or both.

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