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Rural Health
News by Topic: County-by-county data

Sep 23, 2020 - Reports on new coronavirus infections, finds 909 rural counties are listed as red-zones, or having 100 or more new cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 residents. Also finds that new deaths from COVID-19 increased 20 percent. Includes an interactive map of all U.S. counties' infection rates between September 13 to September 19, 2020.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Sep 16, 2020 - Analyzes new COVID-19 infection rates in counties across the U.S. and finds that rural counties on the red-zone list dropped significantly for the first time in more than two months. Includes an interactive map and a chart detailing rural red-zone counties by state.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Aug 25, 2020 - Analysis finds that while the number of new COVID-19 cases in rural counties has fallen, a third of rural counties still have very high infection rates. Half of all red-zone counties are in a ten-state Southern region. Includes an interactive map of new COVID-19 cases in counties across the U.S.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Aug 2, 2020 - Rural households face unique challenges in responding to the 2020 Census and the Census Bureau wants community organizations and leaders to promote participation in hard-to-reach rural areas. Includes a map comparing metropolitan and nonmetropolitan counties to the national response rate.
Source: The Daily Yonder