Patrice Peck Patrice Peck is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles and Brooklyn. She is the founder of Coronavirus for Black Folks, a monthly newsletter curating stories about the coronavirus pandemic as it directly relates to Black communities worldwide. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.