PPN Policy Brief
Published on: Jul 13, 2021

A recent policy brief by the Pennsylvania Population Network at Penn State shows the “great differences” in COVID-19 vaccination rates across the Commonwealth. Written by Cassandra Krencisz, Anna E. Shetler, Samiha Taseen and Raeven Faye Chandler, this report explores these differences and analyzes the underlying healthcare disparities across Pennsylvania. The report cites several reasons for lower vaccination rates in rural counties, such as vaccine hesitancy, distance to vaccination sites and limited healthcare infrastructure. Read more here.