DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2020.1799586 ">

COVID-19 care package distribution for senior citizens and families in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan

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Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition


© 2020 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased food insecurity in underserved communities and community partners have joined together to assist families in need. The Association of Chinese Americans Detroit Chapter and Eastern Michigan University Center for Health Disparities Innovations and Studies engaged community partners and distributed care packages to provide nutritious foods and personal protection products to seniors and homeless families in southeastern Michigan. The nutritious foods were tailored to cultural food preferences.


T.-Y. Wu is a faculty member in EMU's School of Nursing.

O. Ford and A. J. Rainville are faculty members in EMU's School of Health Sciences.

^R. Bessire is an EMU staff member.

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DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2020.1799586