LEPH2021 session highlightTu13: Proffered papers: Impacts of Covid-19 epidemicSESSION DESCRIPTION:The presenters in this session will be discussing the impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic.Kathleen Powell will be presenting reforms initiated by the COVID-19 pandemic in community corrections. She will present survey results documenting changes to supervision practice and agency policies implemented in Spring 2020 by adult probation and parole agencies who had to continue supervision in a way that kept officers, staff, and clients healthy and safe.Sabrina Brown will discuss the descriptive and predictive statistical analyses that have been used by public health epidemiologists to prevent the spread of infection and disease. This study examines how third order effects of COVID-19 are contributing to a spike in shootings, crime, and homicides in Louisville Metro, Kentucky. Her study examines the statistical analyses to the Louisville Metro Police Department homicide and shooting data to understand the drastic increase in violent crimes.Navya Tripathi will be discussing her study which builds on a previous study on drug overdose deaths and how the spread of COVID-19 has amplified the rise in drug deaths.. She will discuss her examination on the spatial correlation between drug overdose deaths and death by COVID-19 at the state level on a monthly time step.
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