Is Rural America Prepared for COVID-19?

There are now over one million confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally and more than 300,000 cases in the United States. In the initial phases of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., the majority of the cases were concentrated in urban centers. However, more cases are starting to appear in rural areas; for example, Albany, Georgia,

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The Economic Impact of COVID-19: A Follow-up Analysis from Premise

Thirteen days ago when I wrote the Initial Analysis from Premise Data of the economic impacts of COVID-19, China had 17 times the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases as the United States. Today the United States has surpassed China with over 150,000 confirmed cases, exponentially growing daily. The ‘Stay at Home’ orders—in some places like

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Do Americans Support the $2 Trillion Stimulus Package?

Just over two months since the U.S. reported its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on January 21, numerous states around the country have enacted strict “shelter-in-place” measures closing all businesses deemed non-essential to curb the spread of the virus and “flatten the curve.” With a national death toll surpassing 1,000, and economists

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Premise COVID-19 Snapshot: U.S. Social Distancing

As COVID-19 has spread across the U.S. in recent weeks, health officials are strongly encouraging people to use “social distancing” to help “flatten the curve.”  These concepts stem from a major recommendation by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC), which is that one of the best ways to reduce

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Premise Sponsors A Boy and His Dream Foundation

A Boy and His Dream Foundation provides youth the ability to take charge of their lives and overcome obstacles and adversities, realize there is hope for their future, and to inspire change. The determination to succeed, no matter the cost, is a story that gives hope. A Boy and His Dream Foundation focus on giving

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