COVID-19: An Increased Threat to People with Disabilities Living in Rural Institutions
Blog post describing increased risks of COVID-19 infection among people with disabilities who are living in rural institutionalized settings, and offers strategies for preventing spread of the disease. Features statistics on rates of institutionalized populations, with breakdowns by urban and rural location.
Meg Ann Traci
Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities
Infectious diseases · Long-term care · People with disabilities · Rural-urban differences