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.
Where Mental Health Risks May Be Greatest During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc with our lives, and it’s putting pressure on our mental health. Knowing where the most affected populations live, where needs may expand, and where resources exist can inform how to keep our populations safe and sane during and after this novel pandemic.
Has your county experienced its COVID-19 peak? Find out with PolicyMap’s new 7-Day Averages of New COVID-19 Cases and Deaths. Subscribers can Dig Deeper to see changes in cases since early March with our new trend charts on the BETA version of the New PolicyMap. Find this new data in the COVID-19 section of the Health tab. Not a subscriber? Stay tuned, as we will be launching a publicly available COVID-19 Quick Maps Tool in the coming weeks.
Special Newsletter: Reveal COVID-19 Inequities Using PolicyMap. Learn how university professors are using PolicyMap in remote teaching to help students understand the risks and effects of the pandemic at the local level. And find out how PolicyMap customer First Book helps educators and organizations provide books and other resources to children so that they can continue their education from home.
To aid university faculty and librarians during COVID-19, PolicyMap is providing full access to university libraries through June 30th. Contact us to learn more.
PolicyMap is now a Certified Small Business! We’ve been a small, nimble Benefit Corporation for a few years but we were recently certified as a small business by the General Services Administration. We’re excited to provide data and mapping services to agencies across the US that need it for disaster preparedness and beyond.