Latinos: A Health Check. Also, Tax Day.

Monday_673x324MONDAY, APRIL 18
PROGRAM # 9595 12:00 PM PT

Latinos: A Health Check. 

On National Minority Health Month, a medical expert brings a reality check about Latino Health. She talks about how lack of access to health insurance and quality health care is taking a toll among Latinos during the Covid-19 pandemic. Covid-19 is among the three top causes of death, Latino men death rate rose to more than 40 percent during the pandemic, as well as depression rates.

Guest: Dr. Aliza Lifshitz, Founder and Editorial Director, Vida y Salud, HITN, Los Angeles, CA.

Tax Day. The new tax filing deadline is here and immigrant and low income families are encouraged to learn about the changes to the child tax credit changed and the requirements  to claim the EIC. On other news, as natural disasters turn more intense and deadly, communities around the nation will rely on government support to build climate resiliency. An environmental advocate talks about the taxpayer monies that are being spent on climate change and the impact of increased extreme climate events on the federal budget.

Guest: Jessica Ordóñez-Lancet, Press Secretary for State Latino Media, Climate Power, Washington, DC.

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