With COVID-19 case counts remaining high in much of the United States, 34% of adults age 50 and older feel socially isolated. And 1 in 4 feels that their social life and relationships have gotten worse over the past year.
Perceptions of ineligibility, confusion about how to enroll, and a lack of services in local communities kept more than 12.5 million experiencing food challenges from getting any help at all.
Fifty percent of working Americans favor requiring employees working in person at their workplace to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 52% support a requirement for face masks.
Most Americans support mask mandates and vaccines requirements for eligible students and teachers in K-12 schools, but views are sharply polarized along political lines.
President Biden’s approval ratings have dropped and pessimism about the outlook for the country grows.