Increased COVID-19 Risk for Adults with Intellectual and/Or Developmental Disability Living in Residential Group Homes [open pdf - 0B]
From the Document: "Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) may be at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] outcomes due to their higher prevalence of pre-existing health conditions. A disproportionate percentage of this adult population resides in congregate settings,such as residential group homes, further increasing their risk of contracting COVID-19 and experiencing severe outcomes, including death. [...] [W]e report differences in COVID-19 outcomes between people with IDD living in residential group homes and the overall population of New York State."
Lerner Center Data Slice No. 23
Syracuse University Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion
Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: https://lernercenter.syr.edu/