In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, large segments of the U.S. workforce have shifted to remote work. The history of similar pandemics like the 1918 Spanish Flu indicates that they occur in waves. Even as the first wave of the crisis ends in a couple of months, we need to ready our workforce and our communities for a protracted period of protecting ourselves as we battle the virus. That means that a substantial share of Americans will be working remotely for the foreseeable future. Surveys and polling data suggest that more Americans desire to work remotely in the wake of the current health crisis. And we can expect an increased share of the workforce and companies to remote work as they realize the cost-savings and other benefits. Learn more about Vulnerability.