Data Diversion: Lower-Income Workers and People of Color Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Impact

By |2020-05-12T13:21:54-04:00May 12th, 2020|Data Diversions, Housing, Public Health, Uncategorized|

The pandemic has already led to job loss in the most vulnerable occupations (and has even spread to other job sectors). Following job loss through a household's budget leads to more bad economic and social outcomes for those families. Decreased affordability of housing is an example. This Data Diversion provides an initial look at data that frame potential housing impacts of COVID-associated job loss.

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Monday Mapday: Reminder of Ready Resources–COVID-19

By |2020-05-11T09:55:37-04:00May 11th, 2020|Economic Development, Monday Mapday, Public Health, Uncategorized|

Months now into the time of the coronavirus, this week's Monday Mapday is a timely reminder of existing ARC-built webpages tracking data and resources associated with this pandemic

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Data Diversion: COVID-19 Weekly Mobility Pattern by Industry

By |2020-05-06T06:44:34-04:00May 6th, 2020|Data Diversions, Economy, Public Health, Uncategorized|

So we've posted recently about mobility during COVID-19--how we have traveled less and when those declines happened. This week, we use the same data source (Safegraph) to look at how and when our pandemic-period mobility changes vary by industry sector.

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Friday Factday: Social Distancing– Directions and Distinctions

By |2020-05-01T07:01:41-04:00May 1st, 2020|Friday Factday, Public Health, Transportation, Uncategorized|

Many of us have been home a lot lately--not necessarily home alone, but home--with the obvious goal of slowing the spread of COVID-19. How much have our movement patterns changed, and where and when did those patterns change the most? Check out a multi-featured dashboard for some custom insights.

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Monday Mapday: Internet Access in the Time of Coronavirus

By |2020-04-27T12:48:42-04:00April 27th, 2020|Economic Development, Monday Mapday, Public Health, Uncategorized|

COVID-19 has led to dramatic shifts in our professional and ecucational lives. Far more workers telecommute in this "Corona World", and almost all students have to attend classes remotely. But this "remote world" is not as readily available to all of us. The maps in this post show shares of households wiith internet access (and conversely, those without), along with the shares of resident workers employed in office jobs to which they could likely telecommute.

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Data Diversion: Mobility Change after COVID-19 Outbreak in Georgia

By |2020-05-01T13:54:43-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Public Health, Transportation, Uncategorized|

Social distancing is not far from the top of our minds these days. What difference has it made to mobility? See this dashboard for answers!

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Data Diversion: Update on COVID-19 and Older Adults

By |2020-04-16T14:49:42-04:00April 15th, 2020|Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Public Health|

While the medical and public health communities continue to work towards flattening the curve for COVID-19 infections, data continues to show that older adults may be at higher risk for severe illness from coronavirus. A few weeks ago on this blog, we provided information on the spatial distribution of the senior population in Georgia: https://33n.atlantaregional.com/monday-mapday/monday-mapday-older-populations [...]

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Monday Mapday: COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease

By |2020-04-14T15:19:48-04:00April 14th, 2020|Monday Mapday, Public Health, Uncategorized|

With numbers of diagnosed COVID-19 cases and related deaths continuing to rise, it is ever more critical to identify and mitigate risk factors for the disease.. Cardiovascular health has recently emerged as a risk factor for heightened severity of, and worse outcomes for, coronavirus infections. Maps here show an overlay of current cases with relative concentrations of serious cardiovascular issues, for all ages and for those aged 65 and up.

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Data Diversion: Census Day

By |2020-04-01T05:08:41-04:00April 1st, 2020|Data Diversions, Other Demographics, Population, Uncategorized|

April 1 this year is known in data circles not as April Fools Day, but rather as Census Day. In these times of pandemic, response to this decennial data collecton effort is even more critical than usual.

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