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.
Rural Food Access Toolkit
This new toolkit is designed to guide you through creating a sustainable program for improving access to healthy food in rural areas from development through evaluation. Created in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, this toolkit includes resources, model programs, and more.
New Mexico Mobile Screening Program for
Miners Brings Care to the Patients
Miners in rural New Mexico may forego care when they have to drive a long distance to see a primary care provider or specialist. The New Mexico Mobile Screening Program for Miners travels to 12 locations in the state to bring needed care to patients.
FCC Updates and Modernizes National Broadband Map
Federal Communications Commission
USDA Launches Webpage Highlighting Resources to Help Rural Communities Address the Opioid Crisis
U.S. Department of Agriculture
New in the Online Library
Exploring Strategies to Improve Health and Equity in
Source: NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis
Cybersecurity Toolkit for Rural Hospitals and
Source: National Rural Health Resource Center
Distance and Networks: A Regional Analysis of Health
Source: Rural Policy Research Institute
Resource and Referral Service
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