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Key and essential resources, tools, and training to prepare for and respond to COVID-19 in your community.
This guide will help you learn about activities underway to address COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, with a focus on rural communities.
Posted 8/27/2020 (updated 9/1/2020)
Rural and isolated residents in recovery have relied for years on various types of remote recovery support, which give participants choices and access beyond in-person support. These services are more important than ever to assure that people in recovery from SUD/OUD receive sustained support.
AgriSafe is a national non profit that offers occupational health and safety training for rural health professionals. Currently AgriSafe in partnership with Mississippi State University Extension and University of Mississippi Medical Center are offering Continuing Health Professional Education through four webinars listed below. One hour of continuing education is available for each webinar. This continuing education opportunity is free to licensed health care providers in the state of Mississippi. For health care providers outside of Mississippi, the continuing education is available for $40 per CE hour.
The Virtual Town Hall on Health Disparities Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations in Rural America was held on August 12, 2020. The presentation and recording of the webinar are included in this resource.
Rural Americans are a population group that experiences significant health disparities. Health disparities are differences in health status when compared to the population overall, often characterized by indicators such as higher incidence of disease and/or disability, increased mortality rates, lower life expectancies, and higher rates of pain and suffering.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center is announcing a new Model, the Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model (or the “Model”). The approximately 57 million Americans living in rural communities, including millions of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, face unique challenges when seeking healthcare services, such as limited transportation options, shortages of health care services, and an inability to fully benefit from technological and care-delivery innovations. These challenges result in rural Americans facing worse health outcomes and higher rates of preventable diseases than those living in urban areas.
Posted 8/14/2020 (updated 8/31/2020)
This toolkit provides rural communities with the information, resources, and materials they need to develop a community health program in a rural community. Each of the toolkit's six modules contains information that communities can apply to develop a rural health program, regardless of the specific health topic the program addresses. The toolkit also links to issue-specific toolkits for more in-depth information.
Posted 8/14/2020 (updated 8/24/2020)
This toolkit compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support organizations implementing programs to address social determinants of health in rural communities across the United States.
Do you know what you do not know? As an Rural Health Clinic professional it is important to know the following key aspects of running an RHC.