Author(s)/Creator(s)

Danielle RhubartFollow

Description/Abstract

The deadliest weather-related health outcomes in the U.S. are heat-related. Older adults – especially those in the most urban and rural areas of the US - are at high risk of heat-related death.

Document Type

Research Brief

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, heat fatality, heat exhaustion, urban health, rural health

Disciplines

Place and Environment | Rural Sociology

Date

7-1-2020

Acknowledgements

The author would like to acknowledge substantive and editorial feedback from Dr. Shannon Monnat on earlier drafts of this research brief.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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