- EOP: Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access
- HHS Awards Over $101 Million to Combat the Opioid Crisis
- Research Brief: Rural Areas Have Higher Individual Health Insurance Premiums and Fewer Plan Choices
- 'Like a Horror Movie': A Small Border Hospital Battles the Coronavirus
- Trump Administration Proposes to Expand Telehealth Benefits Permanently for Medicare Beneficiaries Beyond the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and Advances Access to Care in Rural Areas
- President Trump Signs Executive Order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access
- Using Pharmacists to Provide Care in Rural Areas
- Rural Counties Playing Catch-up with 2020 Census Response
- FCC Extends 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window
- HHS Extends Application Deadline for Medicaid Providers and Plans to Reopen Portal to Certain Medicare Providers
- Rural and Community Hospitals – Disappearing Before Our Eyes
- Helping America's "Forgotten Places" Amid a Pandemic
- Study Examines Telehealth, Rural Disparities in Pandemic
- Research Brief: Rural Nurse Practitioners Work with More Autonomy than Urban Nurse Practitioners
- Native Americans Feel Devastated by the Virus Yet Overlooked in the Data
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health has updated it’s Rural Health Clinic program page to house important information and resources for Rural Health Clinics during this time. This page will be updated regularly.
PORH has added a section to it’s Oral Health Program page to house all Oral Health updates related to COVID-19. Click here to see more!
The tooth fairy (PORH’s Kelly Braun) visited two schools within the Bangor Area School District on October 30 to promote oral health. Students received toothbrushes in addition to education. This opportunity was made possible by St. Luke’s Anderson Campus Community Health and a grant that they received from the Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation.
Pictured, left to right, Rosemarie Lister, St. Luke’s Community Health, Deb Bowman, School Health, Kelly Braun, Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health, and Todd Nemura, St. Luke’s Community Health