Use the Am I Rural? Tool to find out if a location is considered rural based on various definitions of rural, including definitions that are used as eligibility criteria for federal programs.
Find rural project examples in Rural Health Models and Innovations and proven strategies for strong rural programs with toolkits like the Rural Aging in Place Toolkit in the Rural Community Health Gateway.
Learn how to locate and use data in the Finding Statistics and Data Related to Rural Health topic guide and this chart of Data Sources & Tools Relevant to Rural Health.
HEROs in Rural Health: Q&A with Art Kaufman
Dr. Art Kaufman discusses the Health Extension Rural Offices (HEROs) model, how he is helping promote the use of community health workers, and his work with the University of New Mexico’s World Health Organization Collaborating Center.
Top 10 Rural Monitor Articles of 2017
The year's most-read list includes articles on the health literacy, tick-borne diseases, COPD, American Indian health disparities, and a variety of innovative rural health approaches.
USDA Invests in e-Connectivity to Restore Rural Prosperity by Providing Training and Health Care Services
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Report: Hospitals Not Always Best Fit for Rural Communities
New in the Online Library
Illicit Drug and Opioid Use Disorders among
Perceived Treatment Need and Utilization for Illicit
Drug and Opioid Use Disorders in Non-Metropolitan
Source: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
to Care: Populations in Counties with No FQHC, RHC, or
Acute Care Hospital
Source: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Resource and Referral Service
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