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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2022 | Zoom 3:30 p.m. 

Sue Grady, PhD

Associate Professor
Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences
Michigan State University

"COVID-19 in Nursing Homes: Geographic Diffusion and Regional Risk Factors in the United States"

Nursing homes in the United States have an enormous responsibility to protect their elderly residents from SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection. This study presents the geographic diffusion of COVID-19 cases and deaths in nursing homes from end of Week 1 24-May 2020 to Week 10 26-July 2020, while also providing regional explanations for this diffusion.