April 29, 2021

The COVID-19 Data Dashboard: Building Data Infrastructure with Tribal Communities

Author: Emily Biggane and James Sanovia

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of three million people worldwide, with over 500,000 of those deaths in the United States (Johns Hopkins, 2021). Tribal communities have been unequivocally impacted by the pandemic, often being left on their own to address the crisis (Curtice & Choo, 2020). Limited access to healthcare, lack of resources, and potential underlying conditions have heightened tribal community vulnerability to COVID-19, resulting in increased concern from community members (Smith, 2020