Utilizing the Harvard Global Health Institute’s (HGHI) COVID-19 projections, this fact sheet examines the
potential hospital and ICU bed shortages in the Mountain West region: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada,
Maps in this section show the percentage increase in current hospital and intensive care unit (ICU) beds necessary to treat COVID-19 patients in nine different infection scenarios in Mountain West hospital markets, referred to as Hospital Referral Regions (HRRs).
This factsheet synthesizes data on child-care dependent parents1in various Mountain West metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs). This synthesis is based on an original report by Brookings Research Analyst, Nicole Bateman, titled “Working parents are key to COVID-19 recovery.”2Additionally, this fact sheet highlightsother variablesthatincludethe race-ethnic breakdown, education attainment, and federal poverty breakdown forchild-care dependent parents.
This Fact Sheet analyzes responses posted on Twitter1following an interview conducted by CNN reporter Anderson Cooper, whointerviewed Carolyn Goodman,Mayor of the City of Las Vegas, concerning the re-opening of the Las Vegas economy during the COVID-192pandemic.
This Fact Sheet highlights Mountain West data from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) report titled,“States are projected to lose more jobs due to the coronavirus: 14 million jobs could be lost by summer.”1The original data source provides figureson theestimated job loss from private sector employment in retail, leisure, and hospitality. This Fact Sheet examines the data for large metropolitanMountain West states (including Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico,andUtah) with projectedjob loss in the coming months due to the coronavirus.
The purpose of this fact sheet is to highlight low-incomejob loss due to COVID-19 in Nevada’s 17 counties. This fact sheet features data originally reportedbytheUrban Institute1in the publication,“Where Low-Income Jobs are Being Lost to COVID-19,” which highlightsdata as ofJune 5, 2020.
This fact sheet presents the potential impact of COVID-19 on minority owned businesses, using data originally published by Brookings researchers Sifan Liu and Joseph Parilla in “Businesses owned by women and minorities have grown. Will COVID-19 undo that?”1As noted in theoriginal report, the coronavirus pandemic will shock a variety of industries and communities, but minority-owned businesses are likely to be hardest hit.