Pandemic Effects

Will Rural Homelessness Hit After Benefits and Eviction Moratoriums End?

The agencies and churches that would normally help are already stretched thin by the pandemic, says one nonprofit administrator. With federal unemployment benefits ending soon and moratoriums on evictions soon to follow, social services organizations are bracing for a homelessness crisis to hit rural Americans. Adrienne Bush, executive director for […]

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Overdose Incidents Rose Sharply Around Ohio Valley During Pandemic

This piece was originally published by Ohio Valley ReSource. Emergency response data from across the Ohio Valley show sharp increases in suspected drug overdoses since March, when health measures including school and business closures and stay-at-home orders increased social isolation. For public health officials, it’s a grim reminder that another […]

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