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Added August 25, 2021

2020 Census Demographic Data Map Viewer
Map showing census data at the state and county level, including population density, change, and population over 18 years of age; race and ethnicity alone or in combination; Hispanic origin; and housing data.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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State Profiles: 2020 Census
Provides U.S. Census data for each state, including population changes at the county level from 2010-2020. Topic areas include race and ethnicity, diversity, age, and housing. Offers interactive maps and comparative charts with county data.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Added August 24, 2021

2020 Annual (January–December) Infectious Disease Report
Highlights the number of cases of infectious diseases occurrence in different regions of Alaska in 2020. Looks at diseases such as Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, and Lyme disease, among many others.
Citation: State of Alaska Epidemiology Bulletin, 10
Date: 06/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Alaska Division of Public Health
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New Mexico State-Tribal Collaboration Act Agency Report 2021
Summarizes collaboration between New Mexico state agencies and tribal nations in New Mexico regarding current public health priorities, including COVID-19, substance use disorder, and healthy food access. Identifies resources available for American Indians from each New Mexico department and activities and funding for the fiscal year 2019, covering community health workers, cancer, diabetes, suicide prevention, and more.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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School Districts Have Expanded Their Nonacademic Services for 2021–2022, While Academic Offerings Remain Much the Same: Selected Findings from the Third American School District Panel Survey
Report highlights the findings of an American School District Panel survey of district leaders on the potential changes to their academic and nonacademic offerings for the 2021-2022 school year. Details information on school-based mental health services and features data on rural school districts.
Additional links: Full Report
Author(s): Heather L. Schwartz, Melissa Kay Diliberti
Date: 2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RAND Corporation
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Telehealth Talk
Podcast with monthly episodes highlighting telehealth stories, provider experiences and insights, and educational content. Topics include telemedicine business, health information technology, and offering specialty care through telehealth.
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: South Central Telehealth Resource Center
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Added August 23, 2021

Advancing Integrated Care for Dually Eligible Individuals: Factors Influencing State D-SNP Contracting Decisions
Presents results of a study on factors that influence states' use of a variety of Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNP) contracting strategies to facilitate the integration of Medicare and Medicaid benefits. Discusses factors influencing state adoption of D-SNP contracting strategies, barriers to D-SNP contracting in rural areas, and benefits and challenges of adoption 11 specific contracting strategies.
Additional links: Issue Brief
Author(s): Erin Weir Lakhmani, Danielle Chelminsky, Alena Tourtellotte, et al.
Date: 07/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Mathematica
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Arkansas Child Obesity Growth Patterns and Evaluations of Preschool Interventions on Obesity in Kindergarten
Study examining body mass index (BMI) growth in Arkansas children between Kindergarten and Grade 8 using data from the Arkansas Department of Education and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Organizes data based on gender, race/ethnicity, social determinants of health (SDOH) indicators, and by rural and urban location. Discusses case studies of Kindergarten weight intervention programs.
Author(s): Anthony Goudie, Kanna Lewis, Joseph Thompson
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Arkansas Center for Health Improvement
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Cardiovascular & Cancer Rates for the Rural Delta Region
Interactive mapping tool showing 13 health measures for people in Delta Region counties/parishes. Allows users to compare rates by county, rural or urban status, to peer counties, to the national average, to national quartiles, by Health Resources and Services Administration regions, and by states.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Data Show U.S. Poverty Rates in 2019 Higher in Rural Areas than in Urban for Racial/Ethnic Groups
Bar chart comparing rural and urban percentages of residents living in poverty in 2019, broken down by race/ethnicity based on data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, and the 2019 American Community Survey.
Date: 08/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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