COVID-19

Together Against COVID

Cases, hospitalizations, and deaths from COVID-19 have all plummeted since mass distribution and administration of the vaccines began. Physicians who have treated countless patients sick with the disease are reporting with relief and joy their first consecutive days without seeing any COVID-19 patients in their ICUs.

How did we turn the tide from the dark days of January 2021, when 125,000 people were hospitalized with the disease, with thousands dying every day? 

News Release | U.S. PIRG | COVID-19, Democracy

This week in COVID-19 voting news

U.S. PIRG and its state affiliates are working to make sure that every eligible American voter has the ability to participate in democracy, even during a pandemic. We have called on states to ensure safe elections in November, with emergency expansion of vote by mail, sanitized and socially distant polling places and other measures. This weekly update highlights the work we’re doing on the COVID-19 voting front, and other important developments in the news.

Report | US PIRG Education Fund | Consumer Tips, COVID-19, Public Health

Nursing Home Safety During COVID: PPE Shortages

One of the many questions this analysis raises: How did the PPE situation not improve and actually get worse throughout this year, as the seriousness of the pandemic became obvious? 

Paying off a car loan was hard enough. Then the pandemic hit.

By | Gideon Weissman
Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

By responding to this urgent need for change, we can make consumers better off not just for the pandemic, but also in the years to come.

News Release | U.S. PIRG | COVID-19, Democracy

This week in COVID-19 voting news

U.S. PIRG and its state affiliates are working to make sure that every eligible American voter has the ability to participate in democracy, even during a pandemic. We have called on states to ensure safe elections in November, with emergency expansion of vote by mail, sanitized and socially distant polling places and other measures.This weekly update highlights the work we’re doing on the COVID-19 voting front, and other important developments in the news.

With Election Day coming up, here's a tip guide for what to do before you go to vote, what to take with you and how to stay safe while you’re at your polling place.

News Release | U.S. PIRG | COVID-19

Patient procedures are commonly delayed while manufacturers block others from repairing equipment

 Many hospitals have to postpone patient care while waiting on manufacturers’ technicians according to a new survey finding. 

News Release | U.S. PIRG | COVID-19, Democracy

This week in COVID-19 voting news

U.S. PIRG and its state affiliates are working to make sure that every eligible American voter has the ability to participate in democracy, even during a pandemic. We have called on states to ensure safe elections in November, with emergency expansion of vote by mail, sanitized and socially distant polling places and other measures. This weekly update highlights the work we’re doing on the COVID-19 voting front, and other important developments in the news.

Home safe for the holidays

By | Matt Wellington
Director, Public Health Campaigns

Public Health Campaigns Director Matt Wellington and Dr. Syra Madad detail how people can safely gather this holiday season in the era of COVID-19.

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