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Added August 23, 2021

Nursing Homes & COVID-19
Provides information and resources for counties on federal guidance, policies, data, and local best practices relating to COVID-19 outbreaks and ongoing infection control measures in long-term care facilities. Includes interactive maps highlighting the overall number of nursing homes and county-supported facilities in each county. Highlights other key resources for addressing COVID-19 and vaccinations in nursing homes.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties
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Youth Perceptions of Vaccination for COVID-19 in the United States
Results of a national text message survey on the perspectives of youths aged 14-24 years regarding COVID-19 vaccine acceptability, perceived barriers to vaccination, and anticipated changes in behavior. Table 1 features demographic statistics with breakdowns including urban, suburban, and rural location.
Author(s): Stephen M. Gorga, Eric J. Brandt, Julia Rosenberg, et al.
Citation: JAMA Health Forum, 2(8)
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
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Added August 20, 2021

Emergency Department Visits Involving Dental Conditions, 2018
Presents data on emergency department (ED) visits involving dental conditions using the 2018 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS). Describes characteristics of dental-related ED visits, including age, sex, metropolitan status of patient residence, and community-level income. Includes statistics on the number and percentage of ED visits that resulted in hospital admission, types of dental-related ED visits by payer, and groups and types of dental conditions by type of ED visit.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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National Survey of Title VI Programs 2020 Report: Serving Tribal Elders Across the United States
Explores trends, new directions and evolving needs of Title VI programs across the country. Includes information on staffing, budget and services, evolving needs of Title VI programs, and data on the impact of COVID-19 on Title VI grantee services. Includes statistics on services available and funding sources, and elders' unmet needs.
Date: 2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: USAging
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Added August 19, 2021

QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged ≥65 Years Who Have a Lot of Difficulty Hearing or Cannot Hear at All Even When Using Hearing Aids, by Urbanization Level — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019
Bar chart showing percentage of adults 65 years of age or older reporting hearing impairment, with breakdowns by large central metro, large fringe metro, medium and small metro, and nonmetropolitan areas.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(33), 1127
Date: 08/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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State Strategies to Increase COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Rural Communities
Discusses the role of governors in addressing COVID-19 vaccine confidence, access, and uptake in rural communities. Presents three considerations for governors and state officials, examples of best and promising practices, and short- and long-term strategies for addressing challenges to vaccination efforts in rural areas.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Governors Association
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Use of Rapid Antigen Testing for SARS-CoV-2 in Remote Communities — Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region, Alaska, September 15, 2020-March 1, 2021
Results of an ecologic study of rapid point-of-care antigen testing for COVID-19 in remote Alaskan villages and other community settings, which allowed for same-day identification of infected persons and prompt isolation, contact tracing, and quarantine of close contacts.
Author(s): Ellen Hodges, Brian Lefferts, Elizabeth Bates, et al.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(33), 1120-1123
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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