October 12, 2020

WSU researchers aim to increase COVID-19 testing for Native populations

Author: Olivia Roberts

SPOKANE, Wash. — Researchers from Washington State University are partnering with Urban Indian Health Programs in six major cities with large Native populations to help address that knowledge gap and bring resources to curb the COVID-19 crisis.
American Indian and Native Alaskan populations have been hit hard by the pandemic. They face several risk factors, including a high prevalence of diabetes, hypertension, obesity, multi-generational households and poor living conditions. Many also struggle