Map of Pennsylvania with counties, divided into six colored sections.
Map of Pennsylvania with counties, divided into six colored sections.
Published on: Mar 31, 2020

New from the Pennsylvania Population Network (PPN) is the PPN Brief "COVID19 & The Commonwealth: Vulnerable Populations in Pennsylvania: Aging". Key findings include:

  1. Median Age of PA is 40.7 with 23.7% of the state being 60 Plus
  2. 11 counties report having zero ICU beds, seven of which are because they have no hospitals
  3. 62 counties have full or partial health professional shortage areas
  4. Non-Metro counties are at particular disadvantage for healthcare infrastructure
News Topics: COVID-19