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Half of Rural Residents at High Risk of Serious Illness Due to COVID-19, Creating Stress on Rural Hospitals

Description
Highlights a study on the risk of hospitalization due to a serious illness caused by COVID-19 in rural communities. Compares rural areas with metro and micropolitan areas. Makes policy recommendations regarding supply chain and financial assistance policies.
Author(s)
Brystana G. Kaufman, Rebecca Whitaker, George Pink, G. Mark Holmes
Citation
Journal of Rural Health, 36(4), 584-590
Date
10/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data