Rural America was slower to report cases of COVID-19. But the disease is now spreading at least as quickly in rural areas as urban ones.Read More...
COVID-19 and Rural America
School boards, food industry workers and volunteers join forces to provide meals for kids who depend on school nutrition programs.
The COVID-19 crisis is forcing layoffs at rural hospitals at a time when clinics need more help caring for coronavirus patients. Will the system respond in time?
Cities were the first to feel the impact of the coronavirus, but rural areas are rapidly catching up in their rates of cases and deaths.
Volunteer fire departments rely on help from nearby districts to save property and lives. COVID-19 may change who is willing and able to respond.
Face-to-face conversation, hugs, and even noise are in short supply in Hickman County, Tennessee. Local newspaper editor Brad Martin says catching up with nature is high on his list of ways to survive the coronavirus. What’s on your list?
Over the weekend, the rate of increase in COVID-19 cases was roughly the same in both rural and urban counties.
We asked Daily Yonder readers to tell us how coronavirus is affecting their lives and communities. Here's one story of solidarity and healing from a home in rural Wisconsin.
Reopening closed rural hospitals could be faster and more efficient than building temporary hospitals, says a rural healthcare advocate. But the cancellation of normal hospital services is straining the financial resources of rural…
Full-size version of the map About a third of the nation's rural counties have reported a case of coronavirus as of Thursday, March 26. Those cases have resulted in 32 deaths, an increase of 11 from Wednesday. The number of COVID-19…