Central Austin Edition - June 2020

Data and information on health care trends in Travis County

COMPILED BY NICHOLAS CICALE AND JACK FLAGLER

HEALTH CARE SNAPSHOT

CORONAVIRUS CASE ANALYSIS

COVID-19 cases spiked in Travis County in June, leading local ocials to call for to renewed eorts to keep social distance and wear face coverings.

These statistics were last updated June 18, before the press deadline for this issue of Community Impact Newspaper.

HOWHEALTHY IS YOUR COUNTY?

CASE BREAKDOWN

NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES PER WEEK

These rankings are updated annually but in- clude data from previous years. There are other factors included that are not listed below.

Travis County

March 8-14 March 15-21 March 22-28

3

57

HEALTH OUTCOMES INCLUDE:

360

290

Total cases: 4,991

119

71

MOPAC

• LENGTHOFLIFE • QUALITYOFLIFE , such as the number of poor mental and physical health days reported

130 TOLL

35

March 29-April 4

281

Travis County

290

183

April 5-11

284

HEALTH FACTORS INCLUDE:

Recoveries per 100,000 residents 317.25

April 12-18

348

• HEALTHBEHAVIORS , such as smoking, obesity, physical activity, excessive drinking, alcohol-impaired driving deaths, sexually transmitted infections and teen births • CLINICALCARE , including health insurance coverage; number of physicians, dentists and mental health providers; preventable hospital stays; and u vaccinations • SOCIOECONOMICFACTORS , such as educational attainment levels, children in poverty, income inequality and violent crimes • PHYSICALENVIRONMENTFACTORS , such as air pollution, drinking water violations, housing problems and long commutes

TRAVIS COUNTY HEALTH CARE RANKINGS (out of 244 counties)

April 19-25

304

5TH 9TH 12TH 18TH 2ND

Health outcomes

Active cases 21.36%

April 26-May 2

318

Length of life

2.16% Deaths

May 3-9

379

Quality of life Health factors Health behaviors

May 10-16

330

76.48% Recoveries

May 17-23

363

3RD

Clinical care

Deaths per 100,000 residents

30TH 215TH

Socioeconomic

May 24-30 May 31-June 6:

444

8.98

Physical environment

440

SOURCES: COUNTYHEALTHRANKINGS.ORG, ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES, TRAVIS COUNTY, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN POPULATION HEALTH INSTITUTECOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

June 7-13

799

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