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News by Topic: Frontier and remote areas

May 5, 2021 - Blog post written by Cindy Howe, project manager for the Navajo Water Project, an initiative of DigDeep, an organization committed to ensuring everyone in America has clean, running water. Highlights their efforts to provide clean water to members of Navajo Nation in New Mexico.
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Apr 23, 2021 - Out of the three approved COVID-19 vaccines, Pfizer-BioNTech is the only one currently approved for those aged 16-17 years. Discusses the difficulty of vaccinating that age group in rural communities, identifying limited supply, far distances to travel, and rural vaccine hesitancy as barriers.
Source: Kaiser Health News