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News by Topic: County-by-county data

Sep 29, 2022 - Reports on COVID-19 booster vaccine data in rural counties, noting variation from state to state but that overall roughly 1/3 of rural Americans have received at least one booster. Discusses factors that impact booster vaccination rates, including access to services in areas of high poverty, and overlapping health and vaccination disparities.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Sep 22, 2022 - Reports rural and urban COVID-19 infection and mortality rates for the week of September 13-19, noting a 26.3% increase in rural deaths at 625. Offers county-level data and charts of rural and metro infection and death rates over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Sep 15, 2022 - Reports on COVID-19 infection and mortality rates in rural and urban areas during the week of September 6-12, noting a 3.5% decline in rural deaths. Offers a county-level data map and charts of infection and mortality rates over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Sep 12, 2022 - Reports on employment rates for rural and metro counties in 2019, 2021, and 2022, noting that 58.4% of rural counties had fewer jobs in July 2022 than in July 2019, compared to 1.1 million more jobs in urban areas created in the same period. Offers a county-level data map presenting information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Sep 8, 2022 - Reports on COVID-19 infection and mortality in rural and urban areas during the week of August 30-September 5, noting a 15% decline in infections but a 37% higher rate of rural deaths than in metro counties at 632 for the week. Offers a county-level data map and charts of infection and mortality trends over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Sep 1, 2022 - Reports county-level COVID-19 infection and mortality rates for the week of August 23-30, noting an increase in new infections in rural areas, a decrease in metro areas, and an increase in COVID-related deaths in both rural and metro counties. Offers a county-level data map and charts of infection and death rates over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Aug 25, 2022 - Reports rural and urban COVID-19 infection and mortality rates for the week of August 16-22, noting a .5% decrease in rural infections and a 7.6% decrease in metro infections. Offers a county-level data map and COVID-19 trend charts over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Aug 18, 2022 - Reports on COVID-19 infection and mortality rates in rural and urban areas during the week of August 9-15, noting a 5% decline in rural infections and a 12% drop in metro counties. Offers county-level data as well as data trends over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Aug 11, 2022 - Reports on COVID-19 infection and death rates at the county level for the week of August 2-8. Notes a 3% drop in rural infections but a 26% increase in rural deaths. Offers a county-level data map and charts of infection and mortality trends over time.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Aug 11, 2022 - Presents new data from the Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Program within the U.S. Census Bureau, finding a significant decrease in the rate of Americans under age 65 without health insurance in 251 counties, while that number increased in 148 counties. Offers a map that tracks the change in insurance coverage and highlights other SAHIE data points.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau