Collecting Signatures! Joint Statement Outlining Public Health Gaps in COVID-19 Response

COVID19 Joint Statement FINAL

Dear colleagues,

Last week, SAPHA released a statement to highlight public health gaps in the federal response to the pandemic that have particularly impacted Asian American and South Asian American communities.

Following feedback from the community, we are sharing a sign-on statement for organizations to express solidarity against the inadequate public health response concerning the health and well-being of our Asian American and South Asian American communities. Please feel free to circulate across your networks.

To add your organization’s name as a signatory to the joint statement, click here by 5:00 pm EDT on Sunday, May 3rd, 2020.

If you have any questions, feedback, or concerns, please reach out to us at

We thank you in advance for your partnership!

In good health,
Yousra Yusuf, MPH
SAPHA President