People’s Center Sees an Increase in Racial Gap in Minnesota’s Health Care System Due to COVID-19.

At People’s Center Clinics & Services in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, 6% of the 1,980 COVID-19 tests given to white residents have come back positive since April. But among the 2,530 tests offered to African Americans, including those in the sizable East African communities near the clinic, 76% of the COVID-19 tests have come back positive.

Click here to read the StarTribune article where Ann Rogers, CEO of People’s Center, speaks on COVID-19 and how it has “worsened what had been a sense of concern around health care for people of color.”