[Excerpt from feature article by Bill Cummings, June 26, 2020, featuring data from the new DataHaven publication "Towards Health Equity in Connecticut: The Role of Social Inequality and the Impact of COVID-19"] The coronavirus has been far more deadly for Connecticut’s Black and Hispanic residents than white citizens — and the reasons are exposing decades of economic and health disparity.
June 26, 2020
New DataHaven report investigates why discrimination and other social factors lead to a 20-year divide in life expectancy in Connecticut, and how they are compounded by COVID-19
For immediate release -- June 18, 2020 For media: Download this media advisory and an Executive Summary as a PDF:
June 18, 2020
Towards Health Equity in Connecticut: The Role of Social Inequality and the Impact of COVID-19, is a comprehensive new report that summarizes five broad social determinants of health and discusses how various groups of people are affected by their opportunities in each category.
June 18, 2020
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May 31, 2020
DataHaven Analysis: Despite statewide improvements, COVID-19 cases remain high in the five largest cities
Cities also reporting a greater share of deaths outside of nursing homes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 20, 2020 A new analysis by DataHaven suggests that COVID-19 continues to affect the state in disproportionate ways. Growth in new cases has slowed statewide, but the change of pace has been uneven from town to town.
May 20, 2020
Press coverage of DataHaven COVID-19 Connecticut data report on lives saved due to social distancing
A few examples of coverage from our April 23, 2020 press release, DataHaven estimates that social distancing to counter the spread of COVID-19 has already saved 10,000 lives in Connecticut: WFSB News Channel 3 Evening News, "Study says 10,000 lives saved so far in CT because of social distancing, by Shawnte Passmore and Carolina Cruz
April 27, 2020