The Lerner Center’s research was cited in this Progressive Farmer article about rural health and COVID-19

The Lerner Center’s research was cited in this Progressive Farmer article about rural health and COVID-19: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/AG/news/farm-life/article/2020/07/02/iowa-rural-healthcare-regions-part. “A March 24, 2020, analysis by Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion at Syracuse University pointed to the biggest underlying COVID-19 concern in rural America. Thirty-one percent of COVID-19 cases, 45% of hospitalizations, 53% of intensive care admissions and 80% of deaths had been among adults aged 65 and older with the, “highest percentage of severe outcomes among those 85 years and older. This is bad news for rural America.” To read this research, click here: https://lernercenter.syr.edu/2020/03/24/why-coronavirus-could-hit-rural-areas-harder/.