Saint Joseph Martin Encourages Physical Activity with Walking Club
Saint Joseph Martin, part of KentuckyOne Health, has teamed with local organizations to encourage people to improve their health through physical activity. Saint Joseph Martin, the Floyd County Health Department and the Floyd County Diabetes Coalition are hosting a free Walking Club each Tuesday through September.
Out of 120 Kentucky counties, the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program lists Floyd County 115th for overall health outcomes. The Walking Club is designed to help residents in Martin and neighboring communities work toward better health and provide a safe place to walk in a group setting. The club is free and open to all community members.
Understanding Vaccine Hesitancy in Communities of ColorMAR 04, 2021
CommonSpirit Health’s Alisahah Cole, MD, System Vice President Innovation and Policy Population Health, shares insights on why vaccine hesitancy may be more prevalent in communities of color.
The Impact of COVID-19 in Communities of ColorMAR 04, 2021
Why are minority communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19? Initial research indicates that socioeconomic factors are the primary contributor for the increased rate in minority communities.
U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 18 millionDEC 29, 2020
Dr. Thomas McGinn, executive vice president of Physician Enterprise, discussed the current state of the pandemic, the vaccine rollout, and growth in virtual care.