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Rural Health
News by Topic: Networking and collaboration

Jun 22, 2021 - Highlights a partnership between the Athens City-County Public Health, Ohio University, and the Athens City School District that helped provide COVID-19 vaccines to local residents. Discusses how vaccine demand has waned over time and describes efforts to educate and motivate residents to get vaccinated.
Source: The Daily Yonder
May 12, 2021 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) with $9.95 million to support rural COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Funding will be used by Land-grant Universities and the Cooperative Extension System in delivering immunizations and education to the communities they serve.
Source: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Apr 26, 2021 - Features a public health director of a rural county in Colorado who began her job directly before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Describes how she led the department in its COVID-19 response efforts with support from the local Board of Commissioners and retired public health veterans.
Source: National Association of Counties