A Community Case Study on Geographic, Environmental, and Social Health Disparities in COVID-19 Disease
This article examines the socioeconomic, geographic, and environmental vulnerabilities within a rural area. The article reviews that rural areas are particularly susceptible to the continuum of expected COVID-19 disease and related outcomes. Rural areas disproportionately experience the effects presented by natural disasters and global pandemic. This resource includes:
- Vulnerability study
- Community demographic breakdown
Recommended for local government officials and emergency management staff that need to understand community vulnerabilities when preparing for a disaster event to occur.