Data Visualization Public Health
Coronavirus Commission: 5 Key Criteria for Recovery
June 2, 2020

The National Coronavirus Recovery Commission, a project of The Heritage Foundation, brought together some of the nation’s top experts to develop policy recommendations for how to reopen America and combat the novel coronavirus.

The graphic below visualizes how states have responded to several of the commission’s key recommendations. States are color-coded based on the level of criteria met.

Criteria met:   3   4   5  

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Status / Link
Businesses are allowed to reopen based on conditions on a county level
Extra protection is in place for vulnerable citizens
Testing for asymptomatic individuals is readily available
Occupational licensing regulations have been reduced
Access to telemedicine has been improved due to reduced regulations

Design and Development: Graphic produced by John W. Fleming and Jay Simon.