BET HEALTH - COVID-19

BET, 125th Street BID And The Apollo Theater Donates $100,000 To Recipients Of Harlem Entrepreneurial Microgrant Initiative

Each of the 10 Harlem-based, Black, small businesses have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
05/13/2022

Oprah Winfrey Reveals Why She Stayed Locked Away In Her Home For 322 Days

The TV legend and entrepreneur admitted while discussing her new documentary "The Color of Care" that a fear of COVID caused her to isolate for nearly a year.
04/30/2022

‘Give Your Community A Boost’: CDC Makes A Push To End COVID-19 And Get Us Back To A New Normal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers tools to help Black communities finally win the battle against the coronavirus.
04/28/2022

DJ Kay Slay Dies After COVID-19 Related Complications At 55

The hip hop legend passed away on Easter Sunday.
04/18/2022

New York City Mayor Eric Adams Tests Positive for COVID-19

Mayor Adams is fully vaccinated and will take antiviral medications to recover
04/10/2022

R.Kelly Offers Condolences To Tyrese After His Mother’s Death

The ‘Fast & Furious’ actor and award-winning artist shared that he “broke down” for almost 45 minutes after reading the message.
03/14/2022

Feds Hire Black Prosecutor To Step Up Probe Into Theft Of Billions In COVID Relief Funds

“People bought vacation homes, Bentleys and Rolexes,” Kevin Chambers says.
03/13/2022

BET Partners With Harlem Businesses And Apollo Theater To Aid Struggling Entrepreneurs

Many small businesses are still feeling the impact of the pandemic. Here’s one way to get help.
02/28/2022

Kanye West Can’t Perform in Australia Unless Fully Vaccinated from COVID

The country’s prime minister says celebrities will not be exempt from the policy
01/30/2022

Lupita Nyong’o Recovers From COVID, Shows Off ‘Black Panther’ Training

​​“I may have been down... But I am coming back,” the actress captioned her Instagram post.
01/27/2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Decreasing Faster Among Black People Than White, Study Finds

The researchers recommend lowering access barriers to vaccines in the Black community rather than focusing on solving the hesitancy issue.
01/24/2022