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As part of the Center for Health Journalism Fellowship, journalists work with a senior fellow to develop a special project. Recent projects have examined health disparities by ZIP code in the San Francisco Bay Area, anxiety disorders and depression in the Hispanic immigrant community in Washington state, and the importance of foreign-born doctors to health care in rural communities.

The Southeast Health Center COVID-19 testing and vaccine site in the Bayview District offers free services
The light at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic tunnel seems "further" and "dimmer" as the delta variant surges.
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Trey bounced around from family to foster care and even a group home. Now, one program has turned his life around. Here's why it's not widely available.
Photo by Lexis-Olivier Ray for L.A. TACO.
The city extended the program two months after a L.A. TACO investigation found that vendors failed to service units consistently, despite collecting millions of dollars in payments.
The only hospital in Randolph County
Early in the pandemic, Randolph County had the state's highest rate of Covid-19 cases. Going forward, the closest hospital would be at least a half-hour drive across the state line, in Alabama.
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As part of an 11Alive investigative series, this story examines the gaps in Georgia's system to help children with mental and developmental disabilities.
We investigated long-term, systemic shortcomings in the Illinois program. Here are some tips to help you do similar reporting in other parts of the country.
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Across California, data show that the youngest students have either missed school entirely, or if they did stay enrolled, had online learning experiences that were developmentally inappropriate at worst and challenging at best.
We monitored three hand-washing stations over the course of multiple days that were also missing soap.
A city program that brought hundreds of hand-washing stations and portable toilets to the doorstep of dozens of encampments during the height of the pandemic comes to an abrupt end.
Dana Ullman / The Mendocino Voice
The promotores already have the trust of their communities, filling gaps in public health information through translation, providing COVID-19 testing, referrals for vaccinations, and responding to the direct needs of their community with cultural understanding.
Dana Ullman / The Mendocino Voice
This story is part of a larger story led by Dana Ullman, a 2021 California Fellow who is reporting on disparities in the quality and access to health care for Latino and Indigenous peoples in Mendocino County. ...



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