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We all have questions and concerns as we navigate this pandemic. Get the information you need to protect yourself and your community.  

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Health disparities left Black Americans vulnerable to contracting COVID-19 and dying from it at higher rates, nearly two times greater than their share of the population. In the last two months, there has been a sharp increase in the number of African Americans who are concerned the worst of the pandemic is yet to come.

Students, businesses, employees, and homeowners have all been hit hard by the pandemic, with 61% of African Americans concerned about the loss of income related to the current pandemic. As the dangerous Delta, Lambda, and Omicron variants wreak havoc around the world, it is important now, more than ever, to take all precautions to protect yourself and your community.

Use this up-to-date research, resources, and stories to help ease the uncertainties and safeguard your community. With the facts, we can all make the best decisions for ourselves and our families.

88% of African Americans believe new variants and strains could potentially be more contagious or deadly.

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Free At-Home COVID Test Kits

Given Omicron's impact on the country and rising hospitalizations, it is critically important that individuals increase their capacity to test and know their status. You can now order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests for you and your family. Take advantage of this opportunity to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.


Now more than ever is the time for us to buckle down on the precautions that keep us and our loved ones safe. The confirmed new Omicron variant is spreading quickly - and to fight back, it is vital that we arm ourselves with the facts and continue getting vaccinated, washing our hands, wearing our masks, and social distancing.

Adults and children ages 5 and above should consult with their medical professionals regarding the vaccine. Adults should obtain the booster as soon as possible.


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Vulnerable communities continue to battle long-term health implications as well as the economic and social implications of the pandemic. As more Black Americans become vaccinated, our community wants to continue to take precautions to ensure we keep ourselves safe. Let's help protect our community. 

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Getting the vaccine starts with getting to the vaccine. NAACP is partnering with Lyft to provide access to 60 million free rides to and from vaccine appointments. 

Get more information about getting a ride for your COVID-19 vaccine. 

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Makenzy - Vaccinated Teen

I have so many plans, and with the vaccine, I won't have so much anxiety about moving on with life. The pandemic has made it tough. But as a teen, I have a lot to look forward to.

- Makenzy W.