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News by Topic: Oral health

Feb 16, 2024 - Notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration announcing the March 25–26, 2024, meeting of the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry is canceled. Future meetings this calendar year will be held on August 2, 2024, and on another date that will be announced at least 30 days before the meeting date.
Source: Federal Register
Jan 12, 2024 - Profiles a rural Maine school following the community school model. Community schools are partnerships between the school and the community to offer "whole child" care and services. The school offers behavioral health, dental, and food and nutrition services in addition to free before and after school care.
Source: Maine Department of Education Newsroom
Jan 8, 2024 - Highlights a mobile dental clinic in New York offering services to rural residents, low-income children, patients with disabilities, and other underserved populations. Discusses rural disparities and challenges in accessing health and dental care.
Source: University of Buffalo News Center
Jan 2, 2024 - Notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announcing the availability of the complete lists of all geographic areas, population groups, and facilities designated as primary care, mental health, and/or dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). HPSA designations that are currently proposed for withdrawal will remain in this status until a second notice is published in the Federal Register on or before November 1, 2024. Lists are available on the Health Workforce Shortage Areas website and are current as of December 2, 2023.
Source: Federal Register