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Rural Health and COVID-19

Description
Information to help hospital and health system emergency planners and state and local public health emergency planners understand the challenges rural communities face related to COVID-19. Addresses issues facing healthcare facilities and those related to at-risk residents. Includes proposed solutions and mitigation steps.
Date
08/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Elderly population · Emergency preparedness and response · Farmers and farmworkers · Food security and nutrition · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare workforce · Infectious diseases · Occupational health and safety · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth