Stories from the Field COVID-19 Response in Philadelphia County Pennsylvania
HHS emPOWER Program. (2020). Stories from the Field: COVID-19 Response in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia County, in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, used the emPOWER Emergency Response Outreach Individual Dataset to provide targeted public health messaging and direct contact information for support services, including grocery and utility bill paying assistance, to approximately 13,000 at-risk individuals. Philadelphia also leveraged emPOWER data to identify and partner with home health agencies, to reinforce these public health and safety messages and provided additional resources for their staff and patients.