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Resources by Topic: State-by-state data

Annual Insurance Update 2020: Health Insurance in Kansas
Reports on health insurance coverage across Kansas and the U.S. as a whole, including state-by-state comparisons and 2009-2018 trends in coverage. Provides county-level data on uninsured rates and Medicaid/Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollment in 2017, with information broken down by age group.
Author(s): Wen-Chieh Lin, Madison Hoover, Hina B. Shah
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Health Institute
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COVID Risk Levels Dashboard
Provides state and county-level risk assessments related to COVID-19. Risk levels are based on daily cases per 100,000 population, using a 7 day moving average. Also includes data on case counts and deaths.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Harvard Global Health Institute
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COVID-19 Data from the National Center for Health Statistics
Provides access to state and county provisional death counts for COVID-19, as well as national and state data on mental health and healthcare access. Also offers guidance on cause-of-death certification for COVID-19.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Cases in the U.S.
Reports on COVID-19 cases and deaths, with data by state and by county.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus
State-by-state information on COVID-19 cases and state policy actions, including emergency declarations, cost sharing for testing and treatment, and other actions. Also provides related state-level data on at-risk populations, healthcare provider capacity, influenza and pneumonia deaths, and more.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data in the United States
Series of data files with cumulative counts of coronavirus cases by state and county, over time. Based on data from state and local governments and health departments collected by the New York Times. Publicly available for noncommercial public use, with attribution. Requires technical and data expertise.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: New York Times
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National Survey of Area Agencies on Aging 2020 Report and Toolkit
Provides an overview of the work of Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs), covering staffing, budget and services, and initiatives underway at AAAs. Includes information on rural AAAs. Includes state-level reports for states that met the required survey response rate, as well as sample news articles, social media posts, and a customizable presentation slide deck.
Additional links: National Survey of Area Agencies on Aging 2020 Report: Meeting the Needs of Today's Older Adults
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
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The Role of Public Health in COVID-19 Emergency Response Efforts From a Rural Health Perspective
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
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Preliminary Medicare COVID-19 Data Snapshot
Reports cases and hospitalization data for Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with COVID-19. Includes data on beneficiary demographics, case and hospitalization trends, and the prevalence of chronic conditions among beneficiaries hospitalized for COVID-19. Compares COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates by state and rural and urban status.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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HHS Protect Public Data Hub
Provides access to data on the healthcare system from a wide range of sources to support data-driven COVID-19 response. Brings together information from federal, state, and local governments and the healthcare industry. Shares hospital capacity data at the national and state level, including inpatient beds occupied, inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients, and ICU beds occupied.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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