On March 11th, the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic due to the vast spread of COVID-19. The virus has overwhelmed the United State’s health care system, exposing large gaps in access to care, workforce and supply shortages, and an overall drastic need for health care transformation.¹
According to Medical News Today, there is a drastic difference in how women have been impacted by the pandemic when compared to men.²
While COVID-19 has caused immense pressure on the healthcare system, resulting in a halt to most health services, with the focus shifting completely to emergent health care visits or those related to the virus, the impacts to women are even more pronounced.
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