- USDA and EPA Strengthen Partnership to Improve Access to Modern and Affordable Wastewater Infrastructure for People in Rural America
- 'I Went Into Medicine to Help My Community': Nez Perce Doctor Speaks on Rural Health Care and Building a Future for the Next Generation
- Using Virtual Care Tech to Curb Care Barriers in Rural South Carolina
- Research and Analysis: Rural Internet Subscribers Pay More, New Data Confirms
- Focus on Fellows: Checking in with Three Rural Leaders
- In Texas' Panhandle, a Long-Awaited Oasis for Mental Health Care Is Springing Up
- A Reason to Care: How Students Choose Rural Health
- A Prescription for Better Rural Nutrition
- City-Based Scientists Get Creative to Tackle Rural-Research Needs
- Public Payment of Dialysis Treatment Has Changed the Rural Healthcare Marketplace
- How the Bad River Tribe Flipped the Script on the Native American Opioid Crisis
- Reps. Sewell, Miller Introduce the Bipartisan Assistance for Rural Community Hospitals (ARCH) Act on National Rural Health Day
- Western Alaska Salmon Crisis Affects Physical and Mental Health, Residents Say
- How Telehealth Is Bringing Specialist Care to the North Country
- Could a Solution to Provide Legal Care in Alaska Work in Rural Minnesota?
HHS is working to support safe school reopening for students, teachers and staff. In support of this, HHS is providing up to 125 million cloth face masks to states and territories for distribution to schools. The Administration intends for these masks to support students, teachers and staff in public and private schools that are reopening – with an emphasis on students who are low-income (or otherwise with high needs) and schools providing in-person instruction.
These masks will be allocated according to the share of students from low-income families in each state. The cloth face masks will be distributed in two shipments, starting in early September 2020.
Pennsylvania Census Completion Map for August 2020
- A recent article by NPR highlights how changes to operational timelines may limit the ability for the U.S. Census Bureau to adequately review the data, possibly affecting the data’s accuracy.
- The U.S. Census Bureau announced a new survey, the 2020 Census User Experience Survey, which will measure how satisfied respondents were with their experience using the online questionnaire.
- According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s daily 2020 Census housing unit completion rates, over 73% of housing units have been accounted for in the 2020 Census.
- The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a presentation providing updates for their operational planning and how the Bureau is adapting operations to ensure a complete and accurate count by December 31, 2020.
- Follow response rates to the 2020 Census with the U.S. Census Bureau’s Response Rates page. Or check out the Hard To Count 2020 tool created by SUNY’s Center for Urban Research which has a variety of other useful data in addition to response rates.
- Avoid fraud and scams related to the 2020 Census by reviewing these tips from the U.S. Census Bureau.