Bulletin: Civil Rights Protections Prohibiting Race, Color and National Origin Discrimination During COVID‐19: Application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [open pdf - 447KB]
From the Document: "As part of the national response to the COVID‐19 [coronavirus disease 2019] public health emergency, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has provided substantial Federal financial assistance to state and local agencies, hospitals, and other healthcare providers on the front lines of the COVID‐19 response. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) continues to issue guidance to ensure that the recipients of this Federal financial assistance understand that they must comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, and exercise of conscience and religion in HHS‐funded programs. This Bulletin focuses on recipients' compliance with the prohibitions against race, color, and national origin discrimination contained in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI)."
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: https://www.hhs.gov/