In Dallas, Interstate 30 largely serves as a borderline between predominantly white neighborhoods to the north and predominantly black or Hispanic neighborhoods in the south. There are 20 coronavirus testing sites in North Dallas. Southern Dallas has 9.
“. investigated the location of public testing sites in Texas, and found that in 4 of 6 of the largest cities, testing sites were disproportionately located in whiter neighborhoods.” /111
“ The investigation found that in four out of six of the largest cities in Texas, testing sites are disproportionately located in whiter neighborhoods.” #housingsegregationineverything
NPR analysis shows testing in major Texas cities (Dallas, San Antonio, Austin) concentrated in White neighborhoods. Meanwhile, 46/50 states are not collecting racial data on who is getting tested (despite fact that COVID-19 disproportionately affects POC.)
In Large Texas Cities, Access To Coronavirus Testing May Depend On Where You Live || Via: NPR
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