Update (May 20, 2020): This post is part of a series providing publicly available maps, data, and insights to answer COVID-19 questions in your community. For more COVID-19 resources, go to PolicyMap Special Edition: COVID-19.
Special Edition Newsletter (#2)
Matching Hospital Capacity to Risk For Severe COVID-19 Response
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds in the United States, government agencies and institutions are taking a hard look at hospital capacity for the surge in anticipated severe COVID-19 cases. Places with the greatest populations at risk for Severe COVID-19 with hospitals with limited bed capacity are facing some of the steepest challenges. Learn where additional healthcare resources will likely be needed.
I-DIEM (Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management)
PolicyMap is excited to be presenting at tomorrow’s I-DIEM COVID-19 virtual convening to identify minority populations and areas that may not be adequately served through responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. I-DIEM, the Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management, is a resource and advocate for diversity and inclusion in Emergency Management Missions. I-DIEM shares PolicyMap’s dedication to provide data resources to better operationalize equity in emergency management during the pandemic and beyond.
Special Newsletter: Using PolicyMap to Identify Populations Vulnerable to COVID-19. With our rapidly changing health landscape, it’s essential to take stock of where precious resources are needed most. With PolicyMap, you can use data to target interventions for our most vulnerable populations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.