September 8, 2022
Inequities and SDOH
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said that food insecurity for households with children declined to its lowest rate in two decades last year. The department attributed the decline to government assistance programs that were designed to curb the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the economy. The USDA findings were in line with data last year showing that vast expansions of government aid helped reduce hunger. Experts caution that trend will almost certainly turn as pandemic-era programs expire and inflation remains high. (Article here)