- In a Rural California Region, a Plan Takes Shape to Provide Shade from Dangerous Heat
- New Native American Health Alliance to Address Physician Shortages in Tribal Communities
- How NRHA, USDA Are Helping Rural Hospitals
- Hundreds of Thousands of US Infants Every Year Pay the Consequences of Prenatal Exposure to Drugs, a Growing Crisis Particularly in Rural America
- Rural Maternal Health Series Webinars
- Federally Qualified Health Centers Can Make the Switch to Value-Based Payment, But Need Assistance
- New Program Aims to Boost Tribal Access to Care, but Advocates Says More Can Be Done
- Tribal Schools to Get 24/7 Behavioral Health Crisis Line
- As More Rural Hospitals Stop Delivering Babies, Some Are Determined to Make It Work
- PCORI Advisory Panels: Panel Openings
- Tribes in Washington Are Battling a Devastating Opioid Crisis. Will a Multimillion-Dollar Bill Help?
- HHS Launches Postpartum Maternal Health Collaborative
- FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Releases Annual Agency Equity Action Plans to Further Advance Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government
- Rural Emergency Medical Team Touts Using Whole Blood to Help Save Lives
- New Black-Owned Freight Farm in Rural Minnesota to Tackle Food Insecurity, Health Inequities
A podcast focusing on how rural areas are taking action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Looks at public health responses, volunteer activities, the effects of social distancing, and healthcare workforce issues. Features Alana Knudson, co-director of the Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, and physician Dr. James Hotz.
A map comparing the number of COVID-19 cases in rural persistent poverty counties between March 16, 2020, when the CDC issued national social distancing guidelines, and April 16, 2020. Based on data collected by the New York Times.
When COVID-19 arrived in a rural Wisconsin county, local EMS providers increased their use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to stay safe, but replenishing those supplies has proven difficult. Highlights efforts to keep paramedics safe, such as ordering gear from auto suppliers and limiting interaction with patients.
Summarizes an analysis of every U.S. county’s preparedness level, revealing that rural areas are less prepared to handle the coronavirus pandemic. The dashboard scores are based on measurements such as nearby critical care capacity and underlying demographics of the community. Describes how existing disparities in underserved populations may also put them at a higher risk.
Summarizes the first Daily Yonder/National Rural Assembly Livestream Conversation on rural broadband, featuring leaders from a school district in Central Texas, a hospital in a Washington tribal community, a community nonprofit in Mississippi, and groups serving rural youth in Vermont. Includes a recording of the webinar, discusses challenges to rural broadband access and highlights how they are responding to COVID-19.