Description/Abstract

While COVID-19 case rates increased between April 10, 2020 and July 10, 2020 for both groups, from April 10 to May 1, the case rate increased by 2.5 times for people with IDD, from 2,225 to 5,544 cases per 100,000, but only increased by 1.6 times for New York State, from 886 to 1,584 cases per 100,000.

Document Type

Research Brief

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Intellectual disability, developmental disability, residential homes

Disciplines

Disability Studies | Family, Life Course, and Society

Date

9-16-2020

Acknowledgements

The authors thank the New York Disabilities Advocates (NYDA), particularly Ryan Cox and Josh Christiana, for their work in collecting and managing the New York Disabilities Advocates (NYDA) COVID-19 Survey of Providers. The authors also thank Shannon Monnat and Megan Ray for edits on an earlier version of this brief.

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