Analysis: Frontline COVID-19 Workers Disproportionately Lack Health Insurance

Christel Deskins

WASHINGTON – Frontline workers deemed essential during the coronavirus pandemic – including agricultural, meatpacking, construction and grocery store employees – are disproportionately less likely to have health insurance, despite their increased risk of being afflicted with the coronavirus, a new Public Citizen analysis found. Agricultural workers, many of whom are undocumented immigrants, […]

Give support to Tennessee’s frontline providers

Christel Deskins

Dr. James Parnell, Guest Columnist Published 2:00 p.m. CT Sept. 3, 2020 Frontline medical providers are at risk of losing financial support that is critical to providing Tennessee patients the care they need. Story Highlights Dr. James Parnell is an emergency medicine physician and incoming president-elect for the Tennessee Chapter […]