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The Role of Public Health in COVID-19 Emergency Response Efforts From a Rural Health Perspective

Description
Examines the difficulties rural communities face in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in the southeastern region of the U.S. Discusses the COVID-19 Community Vulnerability Index, a tool that analyzes epidemiological factors, socioeconomic status, and other indicators to determine which communities are at an increased risk of COVID-19.
Author(s)
Sandra Melvin, Corey Wiggins, Nakeitra Burse, Erica Thompson, Mauda Monger
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date
07/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Healthcare business and finance · Infectious diseases · Minorities · Public health · Social determinants of health · State-by-state data · The South · State-by-state