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Resources by State: Colorado

Exploring the Health Care Challenges Rural Americans Face Across 5 States
Articles from Rural RX, a series intended to explore the forces that shape rural health care in America. Features programs in Alabama, Texas, Colorado, New York, and West Virginia.
Author(s): Nicole Ellis, William Brangham, Caleb Hellerman
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: PBS News Hour
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Community Connector: Visualize Social Determinants of Health Scores
Open-sourced tool presents community demographics, social needs, and health outcomes by county in Colorado. Allows users to compare similar counties and select several measures of social determinants of health and health outcomes.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Mathematica
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Colorado Rural Health Center - Calendar of Events
Presents a list of events hosted by the Colorado Rural Health Center. Includes educational conferences, trainings, workshops, and webinars to support rural healthcare in Colorado.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Colorado Rural Health Center
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Southwest Telehealth Resource Center - Events
List of upcoming webinars and trainings from the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center and the Arizona Telemedicine Program, as well as events from partner organizations. Events cover telemedicine delivery and specialty care, funding opportunities, and more.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organizations: Arizona Telemedicine Program, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
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Colorado Agricultural Addiction and Mental Health Program
Offers resources to support mental health and addiction services for Colorado agricultural and rural communities, including vouchers to access mental health providers who understand agriculture and support sympathetic care. Services are available through telehealth, where preferred by participants.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Colorado AgrAbility, Colorado Cattlemen's Agricultural Land Trust, Colorado Department of Agriculture, Colorado Office of Behavioral Health, Colorado State University Extension, Energize Colorado, Farm Bureau Federation, Goodwill of Colorado, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, The Colorado Trust
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Voices from the Field: A Blog About Resilience During the Pandemic
Seven-part blog series discusses physical, spiritual, and mental wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Features behavioral health providers and leaders detailing methods used to promote wellness in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. Highlights perspectives from rural and urban areas, including American Indian communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
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Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Eligibility and Participation
Presents an interactive map to explore Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program eligibility and participation at the state and county levels in 8 states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Provides statistics on age, race/ethnicity, educational attainment, employment status, health insurance status, and more.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Gold King Mine Spill
Reports on the Gold King Mine Spill and its impact on waterways and people in the Four Corners region. Includes a quarterly newsletter focusing on the effects for the Navajo Nation and the Diné people.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Arizona Superfund Research Program
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HFFI Impacts: Nationwide Success of Healthy Food Financing Initiatives
Provides data and resources to show the impact and successes of healthy food financing initiatives (HFFIs), and framework to evaluate HFFIs. Includes case studies from programs in New York and California, and rural areas of Ohio, New York, Colorado, and Pennsylvania.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: The Food Trust
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Colorado Rural Health Center - Map Resources
Thematic maps on topics relevant to rural healthcare, including healthcare facilities, health workforce, and enrollment in Medicare, Medicaid, and other programs.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Colorado Rural Health Center
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