Sen. Hyde-Smith Questions Experts on Overcoming COVID-19 Challenges Unique to Rural Areas

During Wednesday’s Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) asked Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield how the agency is handling unique rural challenges in relation to COVID-19. His answer? Rural partnerships. NRHA is thankful for the work being done at CDC and is excited to continue to work together to protect rural health.