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Calling all journalists: What do you need to report safely and ethically on COVID-19?

What health and safety questions do you have as a journalist reporting during this unprecedented outbreak?
Prospero de León (center) and Rigoberto Torres (right)

Older day laborers face health and economic uncertainty in time of coronavirus

Many jornaleros at a day labor center in downtown Los Angeles have barely seen any work for the last two weeks due to COVID-19.
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Why we need a more targeted approach to stopping COVID-19

The best approach may ultimately be somewhere between the extremes of zero restrictions and a near-total shutdown of society.
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¿Cuándo debería procurar atención médica para el COVID-19? Comparta esta herramienta sin costo

Esperamos que esta sencilla herramienta de autoevaluación, consejos y recomendaciones generales le ayuden a disminuir la ansiedad y le permitan cuidar de sí mismo y de sus seres queridos de la mejor manera posible sin que ellos ni usted corran riesgos innecesarios.
Casting a spotlight on the health impacts of homelessness in Santa Cruz County

Casting a spotlight on the health impacts of homelessness in Santa Cruz County

A reporter sets out to explore Santa Cruz County's persistent homelessness crisis and the health risks it poses to both those without homes and the broader community.
(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

When should you seek care for COVID-19? Share this free tool

This online self-assessment tool offers a useful starting point.
How are anti-immigrant policies and rhetoric impacting mental health in LA's immigrant communities?

How are anti-immigrant policies and rhetoric impacting mental health in LA's immigrant communities?

Why parachuting into these communities when it's editorially convenient is not an accurate representation of how they're coping with regular physical and verbal attacks against them.
Judges Julia Garratt (far left) and Patricia Clark (center) at a family treatment court graduation in Seattle.

The hidden costs of foster care: When the bills land on parents

Are parents whose children are being removed from their homes following allegations of abuse and neglect being billed for the cost of foster care and family reunification services? The signs suggest yes.

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