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100 Days in Appalachia, National Geographic and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project came together to produce Critical Condition, a three-part series that examined how the closure of hospitals in rural Appalachian communities was affecting local communities in the wake of COVID-19.
The stories focus on dire conditions in three counties in West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee, including a county where two of three hospitals have been closed and the last remaining facility has only one doctor.
However, the stories are not only an examination of what’s been lost; they also look at the resiliency of the communities profiled and the solutions that the residents have devised.
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