• African Americans and Latinos make up a large percentage of America's essential work force.
  • Existing data does not group COVID-19 cases, deaths, or testing access by population, race, and ethnicity.
  • Transparent, open communication regarding a pandemic from government officials is critically important but lacking in today’s COVID-19 society. 
  • Reopenings must be done very carefully and slowly and based on the best available public science.