Title First Nations people in rural NSW lived with more anxiety and fear about COVID-19 than non-First Nations people Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet The Conversation Media type Duration/Length/Size 700 words Country/Territory Australia Date 15/07/22 Description At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government’s pandemic response struggled to include the country’s most minoritised groups, including First Nations people.
Daily press conferences were broadcast, but the messages were not delivered or received equally across the country. Trust in the people delivering the messages and ability to follow health advice varies according to personal, social and cultural experiences.
Our study found First Nations people in rural NSW experienced significantly more anxiety and fear about COVID-19 than non-First Nations Australians.
URL https://theconversation.com/first-nations-people-in-rural-nsw-lived-with-more-anxiety-and-fear-about-covid-19-than-non-first-nations-people-186730 Persons Jodie Kleinschafer