Emergency Response

City of New Haven

2020 - $124,797

This funding will support the New Haven Health Department over 6 months in implementing a community health worker pilot program to address the disparate impacts of COVID-19 and seasonal influenza on low-income Latinx and Black residents. The program includes hiring six part-time community health workers to conduct outreach and education.

The foundation awarded six grants to address the COVID-19 pandemic this quarter. More information on the foundation’s response to the pandemic is available in this report.