In a special article from The Rural Blog, the COVID States Project has shared new data showing rural Americans are the least likely to wear a mask, as well as less likely to know what kind of mask to get.Continue reading Rural Blog: COVID State Data Shows Rural Americans Less Likely To Wear A Mask
In the latest rural COVID update from The Daily Yonder, new rural infections have broken records for the second week in a row, growing by more than 30%.
As of Jan. 15, 534,000 new rural infections were reported, a 36% increase. In metro areas, infections increased by two percent.Continue reading Daily Yonder: Rural COVID Infections Break Record for Second Week
In the latest rural vaccination update from The Daily Yonder, only 500,000 rural people have completed a COVID-19 vaccination, the slowest growth in vaccination rates since the vaccines became available last spring.
As of Jan. 13, 47.9% of rural America is vaccinated against COVID, with the urban rate at 61.1%.Continue reading Daily Yonder: Rural Vaccinations Slow, Almost 48% of Rural America Vaccinated
Economics states that the law of supply and demand is a theory, and that it explains the interaction between the sellers of a resource and the buyers for that resource. In health care it is the number of providers to the number of patients. With a shortfall of medical providers there will then be a shortfall of care. Unfortunately, in medicine we cannot increase prices to produce more care. We have to increase the supply of workers.Continue reading Aging Workforce: Burnout, Resignations, and How Its Affecting Our Health Care System
National News Literacy Week, an annual occurrence sponsored by the News Literacy Project and the E.W. Scripps Co., is made to raise awareness of news literacy for the general public and students of all ages.Continue reading National News Literacy Week: Jan. 24-28 Set Aside For Awareness