North Carolina Hospitals Join Others in Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis

Articles | January 29 2021

North Carolina hospitals have joined the growing number of organizations and governments in declaring racism a public health crisis.

The N.C. Healthcare Association, which represents all 130 hospitals in the state, released a statement this week pledging to work harder to provide equitable care to everyone. Among the challenges to that goal, the association said, are the barriers to employment, education and economic opportunity that people face because of their race (Read more).