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Rural Health
Resources by State: California

The Unidos Initiative: Mobilizing to Eliminate Barriers to Health and Healthcare in Farmworker Communities
Highlights an initiative to promote health literacy and screenings for skin cancer among farmworkers in AZ and CA. Breaks down program structure and partners.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Bristol-Myers Squib Foundation, Campesinos Sin Fronteras, Farmworker Justice Fund, Inc., Vista Community Clinic
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California Community Health Centers: CHC Data
Provides statewide and county-level data on community health centers in California. Covers the number of health centers, patient demographics, provider full-time equivalents (FTEs) by discipline, services provided, and payment sources, including insurance type.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Primary Care Association
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California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment
Addresses how climate change may impact public and environmental health in California to guide decision-making. Discusses the implications for tribal and rural communities throughout. Includes statewide and regional reports, as well as technical reports and tools.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: California Natural Resources Agency, State of California Energy Commission, State of California Governor's Office of Planning and Research
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Critical Access Hospital Profiles
Profiles California's Critical Access Hospitals, including the number of beds and information on the services they provide.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Critical Access Hospital Network
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California Health and Human Services Open Data Portal
Provides over 400 datasets, including county level data, on healthcare workforce, mortality rates and causes, demographics, facilities and services, diseases and conditions, and the environment for California.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Services
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Medi-Cal Certified Eligibles - Recent Trends
Provides county and zip-code level data on enrollees in California's Medicaid program. Includes Excel files with the number of enrollees by county and age group, race/ethnicity, and language. Identifies the number eligible with and without the Affordable Care Act expansion by zip code and county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Services
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Cancer-Rates.info
Contains cancer incidence and mortality data for a number of states, with the option to view data by county, cancer type, gender, race and ethnicity, and in most cases, rural/urban geography.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: University of Kentucky
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Rural Border Health Topic Guide
Information, resources, and frequently asked questions about health, social determinants of health, and healthcare access along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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ERS State Fact Sheet: California
State-level data on population, poverty, food security, educational attainment, employment, and income. Includes data for rural areas, urban areas, and the state as a whole.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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California KIDS COUNT Data Center
Provides data on child well-being for the state. Covers demographics, economic well-being, education, family and community, health, and safety and risky behaviors. Some data available by county.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
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