An estimated one million Californians lack access to clean drinking water, which requires them to purchase bottled water for everyday use. Now, amidst the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, these residents are finding bottled water in short supply.
A temporary citywide curfew imposed in Honolulu has been lifted. Officials anticipate it is the first of many social restrictions to be eased off in the coming weeks as new data shows Hawaii has weathered the worst of COVID-19. On Monday, April 14 there were just five new reported cases in the state, bringing the statewide totals to just 504.
An article published in the Daily Yonder shared updated COVID-19 research that could spell trouble for rural areas. The article pulls research from sources such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the COVID Tracking Project.
The Hope Policy Institute recently published an article examining the longstanding under-investments in the United States Deep South. The article shares troubling data about the limited health care systems in the rural south, which has seen many hospitals close in the past decade …
A new report from the Sacramento Bee shows that California’s unprecedented efforts to socially isolate may be working to slow the spread of COVID-19.