New report identifies staggering effects of pandemic and need for more inclusive diversity planning in emergency response

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As difficult as the COVID-19 healthcare crisis has been for everyone, the impact of this pandemic has been staggering on people with disabilities and their families, in especially those living in rural areas and those from racial and ethnic minorities, according to a new report from The Arc of Pennsylvania.

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