Ohio was among the first states to implement interventions to reduce community spread during the early stages of COVID-19. These actions came with strong pushback from leaders in many of the state’s rural counties. Residents of Ohio's most rural counties are at high risk of hospitalization and death due to COVID-19.
rural mortality, rural health, mortality rates, COVID-19, Coronavirus, race
Demography, Population, and Ecology | Rural Sociology
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Rhubart, Danielle; Monnat, Shannon M.; and Sun, Yue, "Rural Ohio Faces High Health Risk during the COVID-19 Pandemic" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 30.
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