(LOUISVILLE, Ky - June 8, 2020) A free Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky webinar on June 12 will highlight actions that several organizations are taking to address inequities and disparities and to minimize the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on marginalized and vulnerable populations.
Speakers include Heather Howard, program director at State Health and Value Strategies, Fran Feltner of the Center of Excellence in Rural Health at the University of Kentucky, Anita Fernander of the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky, and Sadiqa Reynolds of the Louisville Urban League. Vivian Lasley-Bibbs, vice chair of the Foundation's board of directors and Director of the Office of Health Equity for the Kentucky Department of Public Health, will moderate.
The webinar is free but participants must register:
COVID-19 and Health Equity in Kentucky: Beyond this Pandemic
Friday, June 12, 2020
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (ET)
About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Funded by an endowment, the mission of the nonpartisan Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is to address the unmet health needs of Kentuckians by developing and influencing policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested nearly $28 million in health policy research, advocacy, and demonstration project grants across the Commonwealth. Follow the Foundation on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and visit our website at www.healthy-ky.org.
Bonnie J. Hackbarth