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 Services Integration 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.
This new toolkit provides resources and information that organizations can use to develop, implement, evaluate, and sustain transportation programs in rural communities. Includes evidence-based examples, promising models, and program best practices.
Organizations Help Veterans
Transition into Healthcare Careers
Rural veterans may face significant challenges when pursuing careers in healthcare. Organizations like the Multi-State Collaborative on Military Credit and the Consortium of Michigan Veterans Educators are working to reduce these barriers so that veterans can better serve their communities.
Traumatic Experiences Widespread Among U.S. Youth, New Data Show
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
On Back Roads Of Appalachia’s Coal Country, Mental Health Services Are As Rare As Jobs
Kaiser Health News
New in the Online Library
Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
2017 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities
Report: Chartbook on Rural Health Care
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Trends Among and Within Urbanization Levels by Sex,
Race/Ethnicity, Age Group, and Mechanism of Death —
United States, 2001–2015
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
Resource and Referral Service
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