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The Impact of COVID on Rural Households


In The Moment … October 7, 2020 Show 918 Hour 1

Earlier this week, the South Dakota state legislature met in special session to decide how to spend millions of dollars in CARES Act funding. One of the challenges: How to meet the needs of rural South Dakotans during the pandemic. A new poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health reveals more about the challenges facing rural Americans during the pandemic. Dr. Mary Gorski is with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She joins us with details. 

Healthcare reporting at SDPB is sporsored by Monument Health

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