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Blair Co. Ranks Among Highest Risk for Isolation of Seniors, Study Shows


January 7, 2021

Blair County seniors are at a higher risk of becoming isolated, according to a recent Penn State study.

Among the highest risk counties following Philadelphia were Luzerne, Blair, Lackawanna, and Lawrence counties

Continuing its analysis on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Pennsylvania, the Institute of State and Regional Affairs (ISRA) at Penn State Harrisburg has released new data, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Population Network, examining the effects of social isolation in the senior population in Pennsylvania due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Aging in rural counties


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